Energy Bill Help Available for Citizens Who Can't Afford Those High Electric Bills

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Many West Texans won't have to worry about how they're going to pay those high energy bills over the holidays.

They'll be getting some help from West Texas Opportunities.

A $60,000 check was handed over to the organization on Monday at Midland City Hall.

It will go to help lower income families keep their home warm this winter.

The Abell-Hangar Foundation donated $10,000 to TXU's "Energy Aid Program," TXU then pitched in the rest.

The company says their program is designed to give back to the community to help those in need.

If you need help paying your electic bills, you can apply at West Texas Opportunities, just call 685-8317.