Coupons and Warm Meals for the Homeless When It’s Cold Outside #Memphis #901law

When the weather alerts start buzzing and traffic gets backed up over the bridges: Bundle up, Drive safe, and Remember those less fortunate.

1 out of 6 men, women and children in the U.S. faces hunger.

–> Memphis Union Mission’s “Coupons for the Homeless” are available for a suggested donation of $20. These coupons can’t be converted to cash, and they can be exchanged at our Men’s Shelter for a nutritious meal and safe lodging. You can purchase them by donating online. For more information, call (901) 526-8403

–> Donate to local Food Banks and Volunteer at Soup Kitchens

Thanksgiving Meals in Memphis via TN 2-1-1
–> MLGW Assistance Programs

Holiday Bill BreakMLGW will defer cutoffs for nonpayment for all residential customers between December 15th and January 14th annually. Customers must have an unpaid balance of $399 or less. This new program will allow customers to have extra cash during the holidays while protecting them from getting into serious debt.

Winter Moratorium provides elderly (60+) and disabled customers uninterrupted utility service during the coldest months of the year (December 1–March 1), however customers are not relieved of their obligation to pay. Help someone apply Click here to download the Winter Moratorium brochure/application.

Give the Gift of Comfort to those in need: pay their utility bill. The program provides a means for individuals in the community to make a payment towards a customer’s utility bill as a gift. Your gift will appear in the form of a credit on the recipient’s MLGW bill. Click here to download the Gift of Comfort form.

Memphis Grizzlies’ forward Zach Randolph‘s Community Assistance Fund supports Plus-1 and you can too: a program administered by the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) to pay utility services for people in need. Customers fund the program through one-time donations or by adding a dollar or more to their utility bill each month. Since its inception in 1982, Plus-1 has provided millions of dollars in assistance to families in crisis in Memphis and Shelby County.

“People should not have to decide between paying the heating bill and buying food, paying rent or paying for gas,” Randolph said. “I’m lucky to be able to help with some of those things.”

The Million Meals Challenge

23 % of people in our region live in poverty, the highest in the nation!

Choose your favorite school and make a donation to help fight hunger.

Help make a difference this holiday season in the fight against hunger!
Text MMC REBELS
Text MMC TIGERS
Text MMC DAWGS
to 501501 for $10 donation that equals 80 meals and goes toward your fav school total!!

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