• THAW provides hope and heat for those struggling this winter. Click below to hear their stories.

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    THAW Night with the Detroit Tigers on Friday, April 28th.

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

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

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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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Event

Calling all baseball fans!

Join us for the inaugural THAW Night with the Detroit Tigers on Friday, April 28th and watch the Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox! Tickets are on sale NOW. Go to: tigers.com/thaw to purchase tickets today! With your ticket purchase you will receive a THAW/Detroit Tigers hat and a proceed of the ticket purchase…

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Event

CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age Of Circus

The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, The Illusionists have teamed up with the award winning puppeteers from War Horse to present a thrilling turn of the century circus spectacular. Sensational puppetry puts Elephants back in the ring as never seen before along with a huge cast of the most unique, amazing and dangerous…

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