Champions of LIHEAP

Loyal LIHEAP Champions Series: Native American Tribes (Part 3 of 3)

In this third of three articles in our summer series, LIHEAP.org offers a special report surrounding Native American tribes and their support of LIHEAP as a national program that's vital for many tribes. The following interview was written and reported by Jake Brown with Wyandotte Nation.

Champions of LIHEAP: Senator Ed Markey

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Champions of LIHEAP is an initiative from the Campaign for Home Energy Assistance to raise up the individuals who are active supporters and defenders of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. From out in the field to offices on The Hill, LIHEAP Champions are men and women from both sides of the political aisle. 

SENATOR ED MARKEY: MASSACHUSETTS

Senator Ed Markey is an avid supporter of energy, environmental protection, and telecommunications issues, particularly when they impact the residents of Massachusetts. He is dedicated to improving the lives of people in his state and the nation at large. 

Below are his comments in support of LIHEAP and its impact on local Massachusetts residents. Thank you to Senator Markey for his commitment and advocacy on behalf of LIHEAP and the households it serves.

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"When temperatures drop and energy bills pile up, LIHEAP helps families in Massachusetts and throughout the country with a needed lifeline. No household should suffer chills in order to pay bills in the winter, and LIHEAP funding helps families stay warm and make ends meet during tough economic times."
Senator Ed Markey, Massachusetts

Champions of LIHEAP: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

Champions of LIHEAP is an initiative from the Campaign for Home Energy Assistance to raise up the individuals who are active supporters and defenders of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. From out in the field to offices on The Hill, LIHEAP Champions are men and women from both sides of the political aisle. 

The Newest LIHEAP Advocates: Program Recipients

The Newest LIHEAP Advocates: Program Recipients

n spite of their category as “the public” who receive LIHEAP support by the millions around the country year in and out, most prefer to stay anonymous and let their community and political representatives speak publicly on their behalf, as this prized program has come under attack in the past budget year, increasingly, brave faces from every section of the spectrum have been coming forward in a new PR effort that’s as grass-roots as you can get in communicating the essential day-in-and-out role this program plays in so many of our neighbors’ lives.