PORTLAND/BANGOR, ME -- On January 16, NEWS CENTER Maine held its annual statewide Project Heat Telethon to raise money in support of the Keep ME Warm Fund raising more than $180,000.
Keep ME Warm is a partnership of the nine United Ways in Maine and ten Community Action Agencies (CAPs). It is the only statewide program that provides emergency heating assistance and support to low-income households and local organizations throughout Maine.
With a total of $184,860 for the Keep ME Warm Fund, 698 households throughout the state can now receive heating assistance.
For more information about the 2020 Project Heat telethon, as well as its Power Hour contributions, please see the attached news release and pictures.
Kim Charland, Community Relations Director
NEWS CENTER Maine | WCSH 6 & WLBZ 2