October 19, 2016

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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September 2, 2016

DTE Energy donates additional $2.5million to prepare low-income customers across Michigan for upcoming heating season

Company will hold Customer Assistance Days to provide bill-payment assistance and ongoing education to help customers reduce energy-related expenses DETROIT, August 24, 2016 – DTE Energy today announced it is donating an additional $2.5 million to The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) to help low-income residents across the state of Michigan prepare for the upcoming…

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June 21, 2016

THAW Receives $50K Grant to Provide Energy Assistance to Detroit Families

Funding from Skillman Foundation to assist families in five Detroit neighborhoods DETROIT – The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has been awarded a $50K Legacy Grant from the Skillman Foundation to assist in THAW’s mission to keep families healthy, safe and warm. The one-year grant will provide energy assistance to families with children from five…

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May 9, 2016

THAW offers hand up with energy bills, not a handout

Mark Lane likes it when he hears people say they hope never to see him again. Lane is the director of communications for THAW — The Heat and Warmth fund — a nonprofit dedicated to paying the utility bills of those in need, as long as their income qualifies at 150 percent or less of…

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February 5, 2016

WWJ Newsradio 950 to host 13th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon to benefit The Heat and Warmth Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                          February 1, 2016 Contacts: Mark Lane, THAW Director of Communications (313) 528-0270 mlane@thawfund.org Shaun Wilson, for THAW (313) 530-7860 swilson@truscottrossman.com                                    WWJ Newsradio 950 to host 13th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon to benefit The Heat…

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December 23, 2015

THAW and Wayne County give two deserving families warm homes in ‘Healthy, Safe and Warm Home Giveaway’

DETROIT – Today, The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) in partnership with Wayne County (along with Santa) presented two Detroit families with the gift of a warm, energy-efficient home just in time for Michigan’s winter months. During a live reveal at THAW’s headquarters in downtown Detroit, local residents Arielle King and Jahleel Faison, along with their…

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December 8, 2015

THAW, Wayne County giving 2 families new homes

THAW wants to help two deserving families right before the holidays by putting them in newly-renovated energy-efficient homes.

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November 25, 2015

THAW partners with Wayne County for ‘Healthy, Safe and Warm Home Giveaway’

DETROIT – As temperatures drop and Michigan’s heating season quickly approaches, The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW), in partnership with Wayne County, will be giving away two energy-efficient homes, newly renovated by the Wayne Metro Community Action Agency, to deserving families this winter through its “Healthy, Safe and Warm Home Giveaway.” “Cold winter months can…

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November 24, 2015

Healthy, Safe and Warm Home Giveaway

November 24, 2015 – December 4, 2015 Mission The Heat and Warmth Fund, 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. Holiday Home Giveaway The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) believes every family deserves to live…

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May 26, 2015

Heat and Warmth Fund gets $1 million to help people pay water bills

Crain’s Detroit Business A New York investment banking company has donated $1 million to a fund designed to help low-income Detroit residents pay their water bills and avoid shutoffs that drew United Nations attention to the city last fall. The Heat and Warmth Fund announced Sunday that Manhattan-based Miller Buckfire & Co. made the largest…

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