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Public Powers Up To Bring Heat To Program


Last updated 11/11/2020 at 4:36pm

Luanne Allgood, the Sharing House's chair of the Power Up! program, collects a donation during the event. (Courtesy photos by Bonnie Jensen)

Even during a pandemic when people's lives are turned upside down, this community came together on Sunday night in a drive-thru event to raise funds for fuel assistance, so that local neighbors will be able to heat their homes this winter.

In two hours, the Power Up! takeout dinner raised $20,000 for the Sharing House home heating program.

Three local faith communities, St. Philip's Episcopal, Unitarian Universalists and Brevard Jewish Community, partnered to provide a COVID-19-compliant event in the parking lot of St. Philip's on East Main Street, Brevard.

A cooking and serving crew w...

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