Thursday, October 16, 2014 Energy Outreach Colorado is hosting FREE public screenings of the Emmy-nominated documentary, “American Winter,” at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 at Regis University in Denver. The film follows the stories of several American families who were impacted by budget cuts to social services, a shrinking middle class, and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. It was directed by Emmy award-winning filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz (Taxicab Confessions, The Defenders). The screenings are open to the public and will be held at Regis’ Claver Hall. A reception with refreshments and prizes will be held between screenings from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Each screening will be followed by a panel discussions with Guest Speakers Harry Gantz, Co-Director of American Winter | Jennifer Gremmert, Deputy Director of Energy Outreach Colorado | Monique Lovato, Executive Director, National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition | Lauren McClanahan, Program Services Manager, Office of Family and Community Engagement, Denver Public Schools & Alex Monk, WIA Program Manager Denver Public Schools | Fermin Avila, Mile High United Way, 2-1-1 Operations Manager. Learn more and RSVP
Million has been raised by Energy Outreach since 1989 for affordable energy programs.
Low-income households received EOC funding to help pay their heating bills.
Community assistance organizations partner with Energy Outreach to provide heating bill assistance, including Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
Is the average energy assistance amount that was credited to the energy utility bill of each qualifying low-income household.
Non-profit facilities have been weatherized to lower their energy costs since 2006 through our Non-Profit Energy Efficiency Program.
Affordable housing apartments have been weatherized to lower their energy costs through our Affordable Housing Energy Efficiency Program since 1997.
Colorado businesses have been subcontracted by EOC to provide weatherization services through our energy efficiency programs.
Energy companies providing natural gas, electricity, propane and wood fuel in Colorado are able to keep costs lower for their customers because EOC heating bill assistance lowers their write-offs.