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14th Annual Week of Warmth + Night of Warm Hearts



Each year, THAW kicks off the season of need (November 1 – March 31) by partnering with DTE Energy for the Week of Warmth and Night of Warm Hearts. Platinum Sponsor DTE Energy and PVS Chemicals along with dozens of corporate and individual sponsors come together to support a series of community outreach events across the state during the week.

Night of Warm Hearts Gala: November 3, 2023


About THAW

The Heat and Warmth Fund is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to stabilize and empower Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe, and warm.

  • Since its inception in 1985, THAW has distributed over $216 million in assistance to more than 306,000 Michigan households.
  • More than 1.5 million Michigan households, nearly 40 percent of the state’s families, struggle to afford basic needs, including the cost of utility bills.
  • Every year thousands of Michigan face the possibility of coming home to a cold, dark home.
  • For 12 years, the Week of Warmth and Night of Warm Hearts has raised funds for Michigan families to ensure they spend the winter safe and warm in their homes.