Project Share: American Red Cross
The Etowah Cherokee Chapter of the American Red Cross will begin accepting appointments on January 8th for Project SHARE, the energy assistance program for low-income elderly or disabled individuals. A Red Cross representative will interview applicants seeking financial assistance in paying their energy bill. American Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist Josh Tanner says to qualify for assistance, the head of household must be sixty-two years of age or older Receiving 100% disability income. Residents of Etowah County can call to request an appointment by calling the Red Cross office at 256-547-8667 on Thursdays between 8:30am to 3pm. Calhoun County residents can call 256-236-4761.