After years of forgoing hot water and heat as he struggled to make ends meet, Myron finally sought help to restore his utilities as he fights kidney disease. You restored more than just his utilities that day.
Right now, many families are struggling to make choices between rent, groceries, and utility bills. Crisis Assistance Ministry can help. Special funding is currently available to prevent a disconnection of electricity or gas utilities for low income Mecklenburg County families.
As a single mother of two, Courtney works full-time, drives ride share, and sells plasma to make ends meet. for herself and her two children. But, sometimes that’s not enough.
Darneal is a hard-working musician helping to support his girlfriend and her school-age children. When summer brought a drop in income for her teaching assistance job, he swallowed his pride and sought help to avoid eviction and restore disconnected utilities for their family.
For a limited time, special funding is available for Mecklenburg County households needing assistance paying their rent and utility bills. While county residents can always seek emergency financial assistance at Crisis Assistance Ministry, now through June 30, additional funds are available to assist families in need.