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News Service Category: Energy

Chestnut Manor renovation to notably decrease energy costs during winter: AHA

Action for Boston Community Development, known as ABCD, is an anti-poverty nonprofit, relies largely on donations to organize its annual toy drive, under its larger “Winter Fund” program, which assists families with basic necessities like clothing and food.


Upgrades to Arlington public housing could cut energy use in half this winter

Action for Boston Community Development, known as ABCD, is an anti-poverty nonprofit, relies largely on donations to organize its annual toy drive, under its larger “Winter Fund” program, which assists families with basic necessities like clothing and food.


The Sponsors of Mass Save® and ABCD Host EOHLC Secretary Ed Augustus at Arlington Senior and Disabled Multi-Family Residence: $1.3M Project Exemplifies Low-Income Climate Equity Work Performed Statewide

The Sponsors of Mass Save® and ABCD Host EOHLC Secretary Ed Augustus at Arlington Senior and Disabled Multi-Family Residence: $1.3M Project Exemplifies Low-Income Climate Equity Work Performed Statewide


ABCD’s Sharon Scott-Chandler and Andrea Mendoza talk fuel assistance on Java With Jimmy

Winter is upon us, and ABCD would like to let the community know that they are accepting applications for Fuel Assistance, how to apply and ways to save energy this winter. Jimmy Hills interviews ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler and Energy Services Director Andrea Mendoza.


La Hora del Café: La Directora de Energía de ABCD, Andrea Mendoza, le urge que aplique ahora para la ayuda de calefacción!

La Directora de Energía de ABCD, Andrea Mendoza, tiene toda la información que necesitas sobre la ayuda de calefacción, y la comparte con nuestros amigos en El Mundo Boston.


Home heating assistance is now available

The state recently announced that families can now apply for home heating assistance, easing a financial burden for many low-income households.


Am I eligible for heating assistance? Mass. LIHEAP service provider ABCD shares must-know info about the program

Even if you follow the “no heat until Thanksgiving” rule, the last two weeks of frigid nights likely pushed — or at least tempted — you to turn that heat dial. We know an earlier start to the heating season doesn’t do your wallet any favors. So, if you’re dreading costly bills from energy providers like National Grid and Eversource, know you don’t…

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ABCD urges residents to apply for home heating assistance

Federal LIHEAP program sets benefits up to $600 (BOSTON, MA) – ABCD urges residents to apply immediately for home heating assistance through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides up to $600 in fuel assistance for eligible households. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services…

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ABCD on WBUR: Over $130 Million in LIHEAP benefits announced to help families stay warm and healthy this winter

(BOSTON, MA) – October 26, 2023 WBUR-FM reports on federal home heating assistance funding available to help Massachusetts families pay their heating bills this winter. ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler says the organization has already received 10,000 applications for this critical assistance. Apply for heating assistance at toapply.org/MassLIHEAP.


Heating Worries Mount Amid Growing Costs

Prices for oil, natural gas and electricity are all up as New England heads toward winter heating season. Shirlee Thurston’s latest heating oil bill is a frightening prospect only weeks before Halloween and the arrival of the winter months.Oil prices are on the rise. This week, a gallon of home heating oil in Massachusetts sold on average for $5.71 a…

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