By Emily Woodside
In 2019, Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association – better-known as MIFA – received 11,000 requests for help with utilities and rent. That number tripled to 33,000 during 2020, due to the pandemic.
Both years, MIFA was able to keep people in their homes by providing more families with utility assistance, in part through funds donated by individuals and organizations through its Plus-1 Program. Plus-1 is a partnership between MIFA and MLGW that provides utility...