Donate to the Helping Hand Foundation

We're stronger together. Help support your community: Donate to Piedmont Electric's Helping Hand Foundation. COVID-19 Relief Fund

Help Support Your Community

Piedmont Electric’s Helping Hand Foundation has helped support the needs of our local communities ranging from energy assistance, teacher education grants to college scholarships. This is all thanks to the generous support of our members who round up their bill monthly. To continue in the spirit of supporting our local community, consider making a direct donation to our Helping Hand Foundation. Contributions of any size help and are appreciated because when we combine our strength, we can continue to support our community and our neighbors. Thank you for lending a helping hand!

UPDATE: In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, the foundation has set aside an additional $15,000 to go towards energy assistance to help members in need. To continue in the spirit of supporting our local community, consider making a direct donation to our Helping Hand Foundation. Contributions, which are tax-deductible, will directly benefit those impacted in our community through energy assistance. Contributions of any size help and are appreciated because when we combine our strength, we can continue to support our community and our neighbors.

See below for ways to donate to the Helping Hand Foundation:

Online

-Make a secure online donation:
-Go to Piedmont Electric’s Pay Now portal.
-Enter your Account Number as “1” and your Name as: Helping Hand COVID-19

The minimum online donation is $5.00. You will receive a receipt for your records after completion.

Mail

Make checks payable to “Helping Hand Foundation COVID-19” and mail to:

Attn: Helping Hand Foundation
Piedmont Electric Membership Foundation
P.O. Drawer 1179
Hillsborough, NC 27278

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