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THAW distributes assistance to vulnerable Michigan residents through 56 agency partners and a series of annual events.

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THAW Mission

THAW 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.

Across Michigan, 40% of households (1.54m) struggle to afford the basic needs of housing, including energy.

Over 28,000 children and 4,800 seniors lived in households that received energy assistance last year.

News

Consumers Energy, Partners Provide $12 Million in Contributions to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm This Winter

JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 17, 2016 – Consumers Energy announced today that it is partnering with Michigan nonprofit organizations to make $12 million available to help over 30,000 families across the state stay warm and keep the lights on this winter. Consumers Energy is working with five nonprofit organizations that will provide the funding and work…

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Giving Tuesday Granite City Dine-To-Donate Fundraiser

Join us on Giving Tuesday for a Dine-to-Donate fundraiser! Enjoy a delicious meal out on November 29th anytime between 11am-10pm at any of the Granite City three locations and show this flyer to your server (digital or printed) and Granite City will donate 10% of your purchase back to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW)!…

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