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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

President Trump’s 2018 budget plan met with protests

Congressman Sander Levin wants to put the brakes on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 “He talks about America first. In terms of his budget for so many, from the youngest to the oldest, it would be Americans last.” Believing there is power in numbers, Levin gathered community leaders to spell out,…

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Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon

THAW is very excited to announce we will be Bronze Charity Partner in the 40th Detroit Free Press Marathon in October! Registration for 2017 opens on January 1st at 12:01am. Sign up and Run for a Reason by selecting THAW from the drop down as your charity of choice! Click here to sign up and…

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Charity Navigator is America's premier independent charity evaluator. Charity Navigator awarded THAW four out of a possible four stars which indicates that THAW adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Please click on the logo to review our four star rating.