• Free Community Event

    Thursday, Sept. 27, 5:00pm | Panel Discussion + Donor Reception with Dr. Virginia Eubanks in Detroit

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THAW Mission

THAW is stabilizing and empowering Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.

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.


88% of every dollar goes to those in need.


No Computer. No Assistance?
Is Michigan Turning the Lights off on the Poor?

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Virginia Eubanks, author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor.  Panel Discussion free event, please click “tickets” to RSVP refreshments will be provided Dr. Virginia Eubanks will speak Detroit Public TV’s Christy McDonald with moderate a local panel discussion Confirmed Panelists Sarah Alvarez of…

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Race for Warmth – 41st Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon

Raise money and race for healthy, safe and warm families while joining thousands of others in this Michigan tradition! The 41st Detroit Free Press Marathon is in October and THAW is an official Bronze Charity Partner. You can support THAW families a number of ways (you don’t have to be a runner!): – Runners can register…

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Night of Warm Hearts Gala
Warming Homes for our Futures

The Night of Warm Hearts Gala is an evening of celebration supporting this goal. Guests will enjoy an elegant dinner, live entertainment, dancing, live and silent auctions, raffles, and much more! View full event details, ticket, and venue information on our event page.

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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.