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15th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon Raises $1.4 Million

Radiothon 2018 Final Check Presentation with THAW, DTE, WWJ, and more.

Development Director Stacy Ziarko, center, holds the final check for over $1.4 million dollars with staff from WWJ Newsradio 950, DTE Energy, Deloitte, and event sponsors and volunteers.

Thanks to the generosity of WWJ Newsradio 950 listeners and local businesses, The Heat and Warmth Fund raised over $1.4 million dollars during the 15th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon.

As over a foot of snow fell in the Metro Detroit area on Friday, February 9, thousands of listeners called in and donated to keep families across the state healthy, safe and warm in their homes throughout this cold Michigan winter.

Volunteers from Deloitte, ITC Holdings Corp., Kroger, Barton Malow, DivDat, AKA, SEEL, Aristeo Construction, Consumers Energy, Lou LaRiche

Charlie Langton talks to Detroit Fox 2 News.

WWJ host and anchor Charlie Langton talks to FOX 2 News during the 15th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW.

Chevrolet, Strategic Staffing Solutions, and DTE Energy braved the winter storm to take calls from our generous donors.

The Heat and Warmth Fund thanks WWJ Newsradio 950 and DTE Energy for the 15 years of partnership that has raised over $20 million.


We are also grateful for our other sponsors:

– Barton Malow
– Consumers Energy
– Deloitte
– DivDat

ITC Holdings Corp. readies the phone bank early in the morning.

– Dunkin Donuts
– Family Heating, Cooling & Energy
– Faurecia North America
– Feelgood Tap
– Ferndale Electric
– Gordon Chevrolet *15 year sponsor
– HealthQuest Management
– ITC Holdings Corp. *15 year sponsor
– Jersey Mike’s Ferndale
– Kroger
– Lou LaRiche Chevrolet
– Mastercraft Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing
– Miller Canfield