Project Heat


Project Heat: Help fellow Mainers

10:01 AM, Jan 13, 2014

(NEWS CENTER) -- There is a real concern again this year, that people in Maine will not be able to heat their homes.

Money still coming in for Project Heat

5:07 PM, Jan 17, 2014

(NEWS CENTER) -- The money continues to pour into our Project Heat fund.

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of Project Heat 2014

11:05 AM, Jan 16, 2014

(NEWS CENTER) -- View photos of all the volunteers and some behind the scenes from Project Heat.

Towns and cities fielding more requests for fuel aid

5:43 PM, Jan 16, 2014

WALDOBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Thousands of Maine people have been struggling to buy enough fuel to keep their homes warm this winter. Many of them have had to go to their town or city welfare office to ask for assistance.

Layoffs, weather have many in Lincoln seeking heating assistance

7:27 AM, Jan 17, 2014

LINCOLN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- As our 'Project Heat' campaign showed on Thursday, Mainers around our state are looking for help this winter. That includes people around the town of Lincoln where last month 200 workers lost their jobs at the paper mill there.

More Mainers turn to emergency funds for heating help

10:41 AM, Jan 16, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- As more Mainers need help with heating assistance, towns and cities across the state are setting up emergency heating funds for their residents.

"Oil Cans" help heat senior citizen's homes in Buxton

8:19 PM, Jan 15, 2014

BUXTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Having a warm home during the cold winter months can be a challange for many people in Maine eespecially our older citizens.

Heating help struggling to meet demand

11:55 PM, Jan 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Every year more than 50-thousand families in Maine need help heating their homes.

Family struggles to keep kids warm

6:27 PM, Jan 13, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Vicki Whitaker is the guardian for her two young grandchildren. She is single and disabled, living on a fixed income.

Project Heat telethon going strong

7:37 AM, Jan 16, 2014

(NEWS CENTER) - Volunteers came to our studios early this morning to take your phone calls for donations to our Project Heat Telethon.

Project Heat: Lincoln Couple struggles to heat old home

5:41 PM, Jan 13, 2014

LINCOLN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- We are barely into the heart of winter, and we've already experienced plenty of biting cold weather.  That is putting a strain on everyones heating budgets.

PHOTOS: Project Heat behind the scenes 2013

1:59 PM, Dec 30, 2013

(NEWS CENTER) -- View pictures of volunteers and behind the scenes photos from Project Heat.



*phone lines open January 16 from 5AM - 7:30PM


United Way
1 Canal Plaza #300
Portland, ME 04101
*please make sure to note that the donation is for Project Heat