New Jersey Natural Gas Expands Energy Assistance Program; Gift of Warmth Fund Offers More Help to Customers in Need.
WALL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2000
New Jersey Natural Gas Company (NJNG NJNG New Jersey Natural Gas ), the principal subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, (NYSE NYSE
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NJR Nonjob-Routed ) is increasing its efforts to help customers in need to stay warm this winter.
NJNG has doubled the corporate match to its Gift of Warmth Fund and will provide the opportunity for a second grant from the fund, which helps qualified customers who cannot afford to pay their heating bills.
Now in its thirteenth year, the NJNG's Gift of Warmth Fund has helped nearly 9,800 families since its inception, by distributing an estimated $2.46 million to customers in need. The fund is supported by donations and matching funds Noun 1. matching funds - funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources
cash in hand, finances, funds, monetary resource, pecuniary resource - assets in the form of money from the Company. Each year, NJNG asks for donations from the Company's customers, shareowners and employees. This year, the NJNG Foundation has increased the amount it will match from $40,000 to $80,000.
"Keeping people warm and maintaining close ties to the community are long-standing long-stand·ing
Of long duration or existence: a long-standing friendship.
existing for a long time
priorities at NJNG. We are grateful to the many people who have contributed so generously. It is truly rewarding to see how the Gift of Warmth Fund continues, year after year, to make a difference in so many lives," said Laurence M. Downes, chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of NJR.
Contributions to the fund are tax deductible That which may be taken away or subtracted. In taxation, an item that may be subtracted from gross income or adjusted gross income in determining taxable income (e.g., interest expenses, charitable contributions, certain taxes). and 100 percent of the donations from customers, employees and shareowners go directly to help those in need. Donations may be sent to: The Gift of Warmth, P.O. Box 1463, Wall, NJ 07719. For more information or to download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. a donation form, visit www.njliving.com and click on "The Homefront."
The Gift of Warmth Fund assists customers who have exhausted other forms of energy assistance, as well as those who are experiencing financial difficulties because of illness, high medical expenses, or other unanticipated circumstances CIRCUMSTANCES, evidence. The particulars which accompany a fact.
2. The facts proved are either possible or impossible, ordinary and probable, or extraordinary and improbable, recent or ancient; they may have happened near us, or afar off; they are public or . The fund is administered by the United Way of Monmouth County and community agencies within the Company's service territories.
NJNG advises customers who are experiencing financial hardship to first contact the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) for assistance with their utility bills, by calling 1-800-510-3102.
To apply for Gift of Warmth assistance, customers should contact the appropriate agency in their county of residence:
Middlesex and Monmouth Counties: Check-Mate, Inc. (732) 502-8855 Ocean County: Ocean Inc. (732) 244-5333 Morris County: Organization for Hispanic Affairs (973) 366-1131
New Jersey Natural Gas also offers other forms of assistance to help customers manage their winter heating costs, including energy savings tips and an easy-to-enroll budget plan to help spread out yearly charges over 12 equal payments. More information is available at the Company's Web site at www.njliving.com or by contacting NJNG at 1-800-221-0051.
New Jersey Natural Gas Company (NJNG), one of the fastest-growing local distribution companies in the U.S., is the principal subsidiary of New Jersey Resources Corporation (NYSE: NJR). Since 1952, natural gas customers in central and northern New Jersey have relied on NJNG to keep them warm and ensure they have the energy they need to run their homes and businesses. NJNG provides energy services to more than 411,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in New Jersey's Monmouth and Ocean counties and parts of Morris and Middlesex counties For the traditional county of England, see Middlesex.
For other uses, see Middlesex (disambiguation).
Middlesex County is the name of six counties in North America: