Couple raises $2,500 for Huntsville Utilities customers
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Huntsville Utilities sent out a tweet highlighting Travis and Ashley Large from the Acteevist Project.

a person standing in front of a sign: Travis and Ashley Large from the Acteevist Project raised $2,500 to help Huntsville Utilities customers.

The couple, with the help of small donations from the community, were able to help customers with overdue utility bills. In just over four days, through a social media post, they were able to raise $2,500 to pay the bills for 17 families.

Yesterday, Travis & Ashley from The Acteevist Project donated $2,500 to help customers with overdue utility bills. The money was raised through donations by their "AcTEEvist Army." Learn more about their work by checking out The Acteevist Project on Facebook & Instagram! pic.twitter.com/0xMVH6CcHa

— Huntsville Utilities (@HSVUtilities) July 1, 2020

“We were able to comb through and find people who had been late, people who had gone through situations, people who had called in about going through COVID-related situations or a layoff from work or just had a pattern of being behind and just could not get ahead,” Travis Large said.

Huntsville Utilities is not disconnecting services right now for nonpayment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Acteevist Project is a community-funded organization created to impact and bless others.

The Acteevist Army, as they’re called, have already supported a struggling local business and plans to donate to an education project for both teachers and students in a couple weeks.

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