• Need Help?

    If you are struggling to pay your energy bill, we can help.

    Learn More
  • Kroger Rewards

    Is a simple way to help THAW keep families safe and warm when you shop at your favorite Kroger.

    SIGN UP
  • It's Cold.

    Become a Hero For Heat and keep Michigan families healthy, safe and warm.

    Please Donate
  • Amazon Smile

    Is a simple and automatic way for you to support THAW everytime you shop, at no cost to you.

    START SHOPPING

Donate

Please consider a gift to THAW, no matter the size, your donation will help keep someone’s heat and lights on when they need it most.

Donate Now

Need Help?

THAW programs are open to eligible Michigan residents. Click below for more information on eligibility and how to get help.

Get Help

Learn More

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

More Information

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

THAW and Wayne County give two deserving families warm homes in ‘Healthy, Safe and Warm Home Giveaway’

DETROIT – Today, The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) in partnership with Wayne County (along with Santa) presented two Detroit families with the gift of a warm, energy-efficient home just in time for Michigan’s winter months. During a live reveal at THAW’s headquarters in downtown Detroit, local residents Arielle King and Jahleel Faison, along with their…

Read More

Event

Detroit Free Press / Talmer Bank Marathon

THAW (The Heat and Warmth Fund) is excited to be one of the official charities of the Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon. Your participation in the marathon allows us to keep families healthy, safe and warm throughout the state of Michigan. Each registration received makes a difference, no matter if you walk the 5K,…

Read More

Event

The Sound of Music

Save up to $20 on tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC & support our organization! THE FISHER THEATRE | May 10th – 22nd Save and support THAW! THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O’Brien, is coming to the Fisher Theatre. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical…

Read More

Follow Us On Facebook

See Our Tweets

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.