This October, East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative is joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide to celebrate National Co-op Month, which recognizes the many ways cooperatives are committed to strengthening the local communities they serve. “Co-ops Commit” is the theme for this. . . [more]
Contributing to RECare—a program that distributes funds via community action agencies to low-income energy consumers within Benton and Buchanan County—is one easy way to help others. The funds donated by ECI REC members help pay heating bills or weatherization costs for their fellow. . . [more]
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps pay the winter heating bills of low-income and elderly people. This assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and type of housing.
If you are interested in learning if you qualify, please write to: LIHEAP,. . . [more]