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Conn. Group Urges Utility Customers To Help Those At Risk Of Losing Power

Patricia Wrice, the executive director of Operation Fuel, said residents can pitch in by adding $1 or more to when paying electric bills. That money, she said, goes directly to those who need it.

08/08/2013

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Conn. Home Heating Oil Relief Group Halts Applications Amid High Demand

Home heating oil prices have never been so high, according to Pat Wrice, executive director of the group Operation Fuel.

03/19/2013

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Connecticut’s Operation Fuel Needs Help To Help Those In Need

The need for fuel assistance in Connecticut is growing while state and federal money for the program is drying up.

11/18/2011

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Some In Connecticut Could Face A Chilly Winter Without Help

Despite temperatures lingering in the 90s, concerns over the coming winter are surfacing.

08/02/2011

Heating oil is delivered in Boston, MA - Oct 19, 2007 - Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Conn. Heating Assistance Organization Needs Financial Help

An organization that helps people in Connecticut stay warm in the winter can’t do it any more.

03/02/2011

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Heating Assistance Org. Struggles To Meet Need

This year, the number of people here in Connecticut who must choose between paying rent, buying food, or paying for home heating oil is growing.

01/07/2011

Heating oil is delivered in Boston, MA - Oct 19, 2007 - Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Helping Struggling Families Is Easy In CT

Certain struggling families in Connecticut might not be eligible for state assistance in meeting their heating bills, but there is a way to help them.

12/01/2010