MIFA Plus-1 Telethon Tonight

(WREG-TV) The MIFA Plus-1 telethon is tonight.

Plus-1 was created in 1982 and is a partnership between MIFA and MLGW that provides utility assistance for individuals and families in financial crisis.

MLGW collects Plus-1 funds, and MIFA screens clients for eligibility and priority and authorizes payments from the Plus-1 fund to their accounts.
The average eligible household receives $200 in assistance, plus negotiation with MLGW to establish a payment plan for the balance.

MLGW customers fund the program through one-time donations or by adding a dollar or more to their utility bills each month.

Last year enough money was raised to help about 1,300 families.

The Plus-1 telethon is tonight from 6:30-7 p.m. on WREG-TV.

Learn more by clicking the Plus-1 link at the top of wreg.com

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  • Terrie

    I’m sorry but not even a dollar will go towards this from my pocket. First the City needs to crack down on the thief’s getting Government assist that do not need it. THAT money could go towards helping the ones in need. But I’m not ‘giving’ money to those already getting plenty!! Weed out the bad one Memphis!! Or the free buck stops here!

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