OPALCO recognizes that many members struggle to make ends meet on the islands, even when times are good. For this reason, and to help in times of difficulty, Project PAL was created as a vehicle for Co-op members to help their fellow members to pay their electric bills.
Consider rounding up your bill to help a neighbor in need.
How does Project PAL work?
First, complete the application. Submit your application along with 3 months proof of income to the Resource Center on your island (contact information below).
Applicants may apply only once in a heating season (October – April).
- you are an active member of OPALCO for the 4 months prior to application.
- you are a residential member.
- Family income level of up to 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Member awards average $150.
Eligibility is based on a family income level of up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines for the year of the application.
Lopez Family Resource Center
23 Pear Tree Lane
P.O. Box 732
Lopez Island, WA 98261
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