The Transylvania Times -

Community Invited To Help 'Power Up'


October 26, 2017

Courtesy Photo

Mayor Jimmy Harris contributes generously to Sharing House's Power Up program to provide heat for local families with children like these. His store's propane tank is in the background.

Imagine that you are a single mom with four children.

You live with your mother, who takes care of the youngsters because you work two jobs to make ends meet. Winter is coming, your oil tank is empty and fuel companies will only deliver a full tank. Even if you had the money, a tankful lasts only a few weeks during the coldest months.

Actually, this is a true story-and only one of many similar stories in Transylvania County.

To help these families heat their homes, St. Philip's Episcopal Church is holding a dinner on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the church's fellowship hall.

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