Once again the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is reaching out to help Rhode Islanders who can’t pay their heating bills this winter.
With overnight temperatures dipping into the 30’s, Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin has announced the ‘Keep the Heat’ program on for an eighth year. The program provides heating assistance to Rhode Islanders who have exhausted all other public and private forms of heating assistance.
The program is funded with a $50,000 donation from the Catholic Charity Appeal. Since its founding in 2005, the Keep the Heat program has helped keep 6,500 families and individuals warm.
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