Summer Heat Relief
Tennessee summers are usually 'scorchers.' That's why The Salvation Army started its annual "Beat the Heat" campaign.
It's the poor who usually suffer from the heat the most. High electric bills and increased food costs put an unavoidable burden on needy families.
Summer Heat Relief Services
- A Cooling Station for the Homeless – The ReCreate Café on McCallie Ave is an air-conditioned location where people can cool off during the day.
Low-income neighbors can apply for a free fan. The following is needed to apply:
- Picture ID of person applying
- Proof of income or Food Stamp award letter
- Proof of address: either a utility bill in you name, or 2 pieces of current mail
- Grocery boxes to help feed hungry families
- Utility bill assistance – financial help to meet utility payments