News Service Category: Energy

Press Release – ABCD’s response to the COVID-19 crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 CONTACT:  Cherrelle Norris  617.455.7212 cherrelle.norris@bostonabcd.org ABCD LIMITS SERVICES AND TEMPORARILY CLOSES CENTERS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 ABCD CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) CRISIS (BOSTON, MA) – During the escalating threat of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the State of Emergency in Massachusetts, ABCD continues to fulfill our commitment…

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PRESS RELEASE: ABCD Urges Families in Need to APPLY Now for Heating Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2020 Months of winter cold ahead put Massachusetts’ most vulnerable low-income elders, children, and families at serious risk 20,000 households statewide are already out of home heating oil and will be left in the cold without more help ABCD urges residents in need to APPLY NOW! CONTACT: Cherrelle Norris: 617.455.7212 (mobile) Lee Phenner: 339.368.1140 (mobile) (BOSTON,…

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ABCD urges Baker administration to release full $30 million in fuel assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:  Cherrelle Norris  617.348.6224(office) 617.455.7212 (mobile)              ABCD urgently calls on Governor Baker’s administration to release the full $30 million in fuel assistance as promised In a surprise turnaround, the Baker administration will impound majority of funds, putting tens of thousands of the most vulnerable low income households at risk  …

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Families left in the cold as fuel assistance runs out

BOSTON – Families living on tight budgets are facing another tough week with brutal wind chills and snow in the forecast. But some households across the state can’t pay for home heating oil as their fuel assistance benefits run out. Cynthia Lewis and her husband have lived in their 100-year-old Dorchester home since 1969. All four of their kids grew…

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<a href="https://abcdinsightblog.wordpress.com/"target="_blank">ABCD Insight – February 2018</a>


<a href="https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/Heating-Assistance-Programs-Funds-Could-Run-Dry-467195023.html"target="_blank">Heating Assistance Program’s Funds Could Run Dry</a>


Heating Assistance Program’s Funds Could Run Dry


<a href="http://boston.cbslocal.com/2017/12/27/mbta-abcd-preventative-action-frigid-temps/"target="_blank">MBTA Aims For Preemptive Action Against Frigid Temps</a>


<a href="https://abcdinsightblog.wordpress.com/"target="_blank">ABCD Insight Fall/Winter 2017</a>


<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=SB4ryA6pg6k"target="_blank">Time to Apply for Fuel Assistance</a>