about project share

Many elderly and disabled citizens of Alabama cannot pay their energy bills.  When weather temperatures are extreme, health conditions for them can become serious.

Fortunately, Project Share helps. Whether a person uses gas, electric or other ways to heat or cool their home, Project Share meets the energy assistance need.

Annually, Project Share touches more than 3000 households in Alabama

project share facts

Project SHARE helps meet energy needs of qualified head of household individuals with limited income who are either elderly or disabled.

  • Established 35 years ago, the program has provided more than $38,000,000 in assistance and touched more than 380,000 families.
  • The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham administers the program and reaches 59 Alabama counties.
  • Qualifying individuals should not be employed and should be facing financial challenges with payment of energy bills. Eligibility criteria, allocations and program guidelines may change from year to year based on funding and other conditions.

How the program is funded

Project Share is funded by contributions from rural electric cooperatives, Alabama Power customers and individual donations.

reaching those in need

Many people are not aware that Project Share exists.  You can help spread the word about this invaluable resource.

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