Give the gift of energy

For just $1 a month, you can help local families keep the lights on through our EnergyHELP program.

Together, we can bring fresh starts and hope to our neighbors in need.  And it all starts with just $1.  Enroll today and receive a complimentary four (4) tickets package to the River Cats home game on August 31, 2019.

EnergyHELP – A Night with the River Cats Promotion 

Join SMUD and the Salvation Army at Raley Field for a night with the River Cats. Enroll by August 8, 2019 to receive 4 FREE tickets to the River Cats.  Event details:River Cats logo

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Gates open at 6 PM

400 Ballpark Dr., West Sacramento



  • You must be a SMUD residential customer
  • You must enroll in EnergyHELP online between July 12 and August 8, 2019, at 11:59 PM, Pacific Time
  • Limit one 4 tickets package (valued at up to $80) per residential address
  • Tickets subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis or until tickets held are depleted
  • By August 22, 2019, tickets will be e-mailed by the River Cats team to the email address you provided at enrollment
  • You assume all risk and liability for your attendance at the game
  • No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of tickets is permitted


Many Sacramento-area families face difficult financial times. To see how EnergyHELP assists these customers, view Charlotte’s story.

Enroll in EnergyHELP

Through EnergyHELP, 100% of your tax-deductible contribution goes directly to the charity partner of your choice.*

There are two ways to start helping our community:

Sign in to My Account


Complete the form below:

Please enroll me in EnergyHELP

Select a charity. If no box is checked, your contributions will be assigned to one of the charities based on need.

* Contributions are tax-deductible to the maximum amount allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor.

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of donations going directly to charity partners


SMUD customers contribute to EnergyHELP


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