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Entergy and Hinds Co. Human Resources help elderly

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Entergy Mississippi, Inc. and the Hinds County Human Resource Agency will distribute free fans, air conditioners and westernization kits Wednesday to pre-qualified low-income, elderly residents.

This is the 15th year of the Beat the Heat program, which is a partnership between Entergy and the Mississippi Department of Human Services.

At this event, Entergy Mississippi will give away approximately 100 fans and 13 window-unit air conditioners.

Statewide, Entergy is giving away 300 fans and 40 air conditioners.

More than 8,600 fans and nearly 700 air conditioners have been donated to low-income, elderly Mississippians since the program began.

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