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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.


DTE Energy donates additional $2.5million to prepare low-income customers across Michigan for upcoming heating season

Company will hold Customer Assistance Days to provide bill-payment assistance and ongoing education to help customers reduce energy-related expenses DETROIT, August 24, 2016 – DTE Energy today announced it is donating an additional $2.5 million to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) to help low-income residents across the state of Michigan prepare for the upcoming…

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SEMCO Energy 8th Annual Energy Drive Charity Golf Tournament

Join us for a round of golf on Friday August 12th, at the Solitude Links Golf Course in Kimball, Michigan.  The 18 hole scramble with cart will include: hot dog or hamburger at turn, player gift bag, auction participation, prize giving presentation and much more!  All proceeds from the tournament benefit THAW.  To reserve your…

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

DISCOUNT Offer: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder THAW is very excited to be able to offer you the first exciting deal for the 2016-17 Broadway In Detroit season! This offer features A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at the Fisher Theatre October 4-16. THAW supporters will save up to $10 on most…

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