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Project SHARE Makes Helping Neighbors Easy

January 4, 2018

Project SHARE Makes Helping Neighbors Easy

Georgia Power and the Salvation Army have joined together to help Georgians in need this winter through Project SHARE. . Project SHARE, established in partnership with The Salvation Army in 1985, was one of the first fuel funds in America and helps with expenses, such as utility bills, housing, food and medical necessities. Now communities can help their neighbors in need through the project with Georgia Power matching every donation contributed.

Project SHARE has helped over 369,000 households throughout the state since 1985, raising over $69 million through Georgia Power and customers. Last year, more than 34,000 customers donated to the program leading to a total contribution of more than $2.2 million.

How to Help Your Neighbors in Need:

Georgians can make a donation directly to Project SHARE through The Salvation Army by calling (800) 257-4273 or visiting To learn more about Project SHARE, or to support the program with Georgia Power, visit

About Georgia Power

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the company's promise to 2.5 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

SOURCE Georgia Power

For further information: Georgia Power Media Relations, (404) 506-7676 or (800) 282-1696,