ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The PNM Good Neighbor Fund, which helps low income customers pay their bill, is going through some changes.
Among them a new rule that lets pnm shareholders contributes more than $500,000.
PNM is also changing qualification guidelines so more emergencies can be considered. And after paying for customer’s bill pnm provides them ideas on how to save money.
“It’s just another example, we are not just simply paying a bill but we’re helping folks to learn how to get on a track where they can pay their bills and be affective with that,” Maddie Martinez-Vega, PNM low income outreach manager said.
Funds will now be managed by Rio Grande Food Project in Albuquerque.
The program is funded by customer donations which shareholders match.