RECare is a consumer conribution fund in which members assist other members who need help in paying utility bills.

Apply or donate to RECare

Iowa members

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season.

Learn more about LIHEAP

Minnesota members

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission set up the Cold Weather Rule to protect residential customers from being shut-off if you cannot pay your bill in full. This protection lasts from October 15 to April 15.

Learn more and download the form

If certain conditions are met, the Military Personnel Disconnection Law can prevent a disconnection of utilities. 

Learn more about the Military Personnel Law