Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 28, 2017 Community helps 90-year-old woman living without heat

Full article published on fox2detroit.com.  A new boiler and water heater came Thursday for a 90-year-old woman has been living with no heat and no water since earlier this year. “Oh some miracle, how things change,” said Laura McCrory. When FOX 2 first reported Laura was using her stove to heat her eastside home,…

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December 20, 2017 IBEW ‘Angels’ Brighten Detroit Woman’s Dark, Cold Home

Full article published on ibew.org. A 90-year-old Detroit woman in need of hands-on help to light and warm her home got an early Christmas visit from some community “angels,” as she called them, including a pair of IBEW representatives. “She was very grateful, very thankful,” Byron Osbern said. “We had a long talk about angels.”…

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December 15, 2017 90-year-old Detroit woman living without heat gets help

Full article published on fox2detroit.com. DETROIT (WJBK) – A 90-year-old Detroit woman was left in the freezing cold. Her house had no heat and no hot water – but now she has help. Laura McCrory was overjoyed when FOX 2 saw her at her home Friday. Not only is she getting the help she needs,…

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December 12, 2017 90-year-old woman living without heat and hot water needs help

Full article published on fox2detroit.com.  “I’m just, I’m surviving. And it’s hard.” The cold snap just got colder for 90-year-old Laura McCrory. She’s been living without heat, and has been using her oven to keep warm after a botched furnace repair job earlier this year. “You know, usually the oven is on 350 but…

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December 12, 2017 Meet Carlanda and Anzio, an iHEAL Families Success Story

Local 4 News recently interviewed a family that was helped by THAW’s iHEAL Families program for the medically vulnerable. You can watch the whole story on the Local 4 News website, clickondetroit.com. Carlanda is a single mother living in Detroit, who has spent years in and out of the hospital with her second child, Anzio, who was…

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