GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) West Michigan can show its support and help everyone stay warm this winter with Consumers Energy’s Walk for Warmth.
Consumers Energy and its employees are partnering with local Community Action Agencies across Michigan to participate in Walks for Warmth. In 2014, more than 1,600 employees and family members took part, raising more than $300,000. The goal this year is to recruit 2,000 walkers and contribute $210,000 to the Community Action agencies across Michigan. The agencies help people pay energy bills. Consumers Energy will match every dollar that employees raise.
Walks for Warmth
Saturday, February 7 – 8:30 a.m.
100 Pine Street, Zeeland
Saturday, February 21 – 8:30 a.m.
215 Straight NW, Grand Rapids
Saturday, February 21 – 10:30 a.m.
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, Greenville
Saturday, February 28 – 10:30 a.m.
115 Hudson Street, Ionia
Consumers Energy also helps customers manage their bills and stay warm by donating $4 million to four non-profit agencies: The Salvation Army, Michigan Community Action, The Heat and Warmth Fun (THAW), and TrueNorth Community Services.
Consumers Energy’s CARE program provides bill credits and access to energy efficiency upgrades for nearly 20,000 each year.
Consumers also offers monthly discounts for income-qualified customers and seniors who are electric customers.
If you are having trouble paying your bills, call 211 for community resources or call Consumers Energy at 1-800-477-5050. Don’t wait until you fall behind. Getting help early is the best way to stay in control and stay safe this winter.