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H.E.A.T.
H.E.A.T. Overview
Helping low-income Georgians
meet their energy needs.
H.E.A.T. Overview
What is the Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.)?
H.E.A.T. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that
provides energy assistance for Georgians in need
Began as a program of Atlanta Gas Light Company in 1983
Established as a nonprofit in 2000
H.E.A.T. Overview
Program Advantages
Oldest fuel fund in the state
Only fuel fund to partner with the State of Georgia
Provides only energy assistance
Statewide – available to every county in Georgia
Helps with energy costs regardless of the energy source –
natural gas, electricity, propane, wood, coal, oil, or other
H.E.A.T. Overview
Getting Assistance
Funds distributed by the Georgia Department of Human
Resources (DHR) through local Community Action Agencies
Applicants must meet eligibility requirements
Qualified households may apply at agency that serves their
county
DHR information and referral line – 1-800-869-1150
Questions? Visit H.E.A.T. website at www.heatga.org or
call 678-406-0212
H.E.A.T. Overview
H.E.A.T. Fund Distribution
Dollar Amount Distributed
H.E.A.T. FUND DISTRIBUTION 2001-2005
$3,000,000
$2,699,780
$2,500,000
$2,000,000
$1,500,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$500,000
$371,049
$370,000
$389,886
2001
2002
2003
$568,845
$0
2004
2005
TOTAL
YEAR
Note: Disbursement in 2004 includes $64,141 in H.E.A.T. funds that were made available from
the Georgia Department of Human Resources.
H.E.A.T. Overview
Households Served
HOUSEHOLDS SERVED WITH H.E.A.T. FUNDS 2001-2005
14,000
12,775
In Thousands
12,000
10,000
8,000
6,000
4,000
4,587
1,879
1,887
1,807
2,615
2001
2002
2003
2004
2,000
0
2005
TOTAL
YEAR
Note: Households served during the five-year period consisted of families with children, the
disabled and the elderly. The number of households served decreased slightly during 2003
because the funding amount per household increased.
H.E.A.T. Overview
How You Can Help
Make a donation …..
Online at secured Web site: www.heatga.org
By Check: Mail contribution to –
Wachovia Bank, N.A.
P.O. Box 930112
Atlanta, GA 31193
Together we can
make a difference!

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