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THAW MissionTHAW is a leading provider of utility assistance for Michigan residents in need. We collaborate with our partners to deliver services that support long term energy solutions.
On average, limited-income households spend one-third of their monthly income paying for energy.
Over 30,000 children and 5,000 seniors lived in households that received energy assistance last year.
Detroit (Detroit Free Press) The New York-based investment firm that helped guide Detroit through bankruptcy has donated $1 million to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) to help residents facing water shutoffs, the Free Press has learned. The gift from Miller Buckfire is the largest private nonutility donation in the charity’s history — it means…Read More
Support THAW at the Detroit Free Press & Talmer Bank Marathon! Race for warmth and help keep thousands of Michigan families safe and warm! Join us at the 2015 Detroit Free Press and Talmer Bank Marathon and show your support for THAW! Here’s how: 1. Set up your own personal fundraising webpage via Crowdrise. Setting up…Read More
Become a sponsor at the ‘Birdie Fore Warmth’ charity golf outing, an annual event made possible by UWUA Local 223 Gas Division and DTE Energy. Consider sponsoring a hole, golf team, or donating a raffle prize! This year’s golf outing will be held Friday, August 28th, 2015 at Stonebridge Golf Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan….Read More