Give/get heating help in the Upstate

UPSTATE, S.C. (WSPA) – Many aid agencies are giving heating assistance for the winter season in the Upstate.

If you’d like to help, some are still in need of donations.

The Salvation Army in Spartanburg has blankets to give out, but needs heater donations.

Donations can be taken to the social services office, which is open until 4:00 p.m. You can call at (864) 576-6670.

The thrift store is open until 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Donations can be taken to the store if the office is closed.

To receive assistance, you must go to the social services office between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday and fill out paperwork.

The Greenville Salvation Army has heaters and blankets.

You can call them at (864) 235-4803.

You are eligible if:

  • You are a senior (over the age of 55)
  • You have a disability
  • You have a child in the house under the age of 5

Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) in Anderson has heaters, but is asking people to make donations to help with their heating assistance program. You can call at (864) 226-2273.

For assistance with utility bills, rent, or gas, call on Friday mornings at 8:00 a.m. to set up an appointment.

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