Monthly Archives: June 2018

June 25, 2018 Faces of THAW: Artiss and Robert Jackson

Mrs. Artiss Jackson and her husband, Robert, have always been there for others when they needed help. When Mrs. Jackson’s four kids were young, she often cooked extra food at dinner time, in case any neighborhood kids wanted or needed to stay for a hot meal. Even after her kids were adults, her home was open to grandchildren and kids from their community or church who…

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June 25, 2018 Join our team and Race for Warmth

Longtime THAW Board Member, Rev. Dr. Lawrence C. Glass loves to help others and he loves to run. So each year he laces up his running shoes and joins THAW’s Race for Warmth Team for the Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon. In the months leading up to the race, he raises awareness and funds to help families stay healthy, safe and…

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June 25, 2018 In the Field: Need remains high at April Customer Assistance Day

The highest turnout for a single Customer Assistance Day this year was not in the middle of winter, it was at the end of April. Families are still struggling to pay their utilities, and over 700 came through the doors at the springtime event. THAW partnered with DTE Energy to hold the event in Eastern…

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June 14, 2018 The Heat and Warmth Fund gives back for customer appreciation day

Full article published on WOOD TV’s WOTV 4 Women GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – Muskegon area residents who need help with DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, or other gas and electric bills and are income-eligible are encouraged to attend the event to apply for assistance. At the event, you will be able to apply for assistance…

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