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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April 23, 2018

Registration for DTE and THAW Customer Assistance Day at Eastern Market is closed

Full article published on MacombDaily.com It appears a lot of people need help with their utility bills. In fact, due to the overwhelming response registration for DTE Energy and THAW’s Customer Assistance Day at Eastern Market has been closed. ‘No walk-ins will be taken,’ said a spokesperson for DTE Energy. Customer Assistance Day or CAD…

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April 2, 2018

DTE Energy and THAW partner for Customer Assistance Day

Full article published on MichiganChronicle.com With the temperatures outside beginning to rise, those utility bills from the winter are not coming down. If you need assistance with your utility bills, DTE Energy and THAW (The Heat and Warmth Fund) may be able to help. They will partner to host a Customer Assistance Day on Friday…

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February 12, 2018

15th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon Raises $1.4 Million

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…

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February 9, 2018

WWJ’s Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW Raises $1.4 Million

Full article published on detroit.cbslocal.com. With your help, WWJ Newsradio 950 has raised more than $1.4 million in our 15th annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund. Along with our enthusiastic volunteers, we took your calls all day Friday — broadcasting live from our radio studios in Southfield, collecting donations to…

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February 9, 2018

WWJ’s Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW Continues! Call 888-579-4950 To Donate

Full article published on detroit.cbslocal.com. It’s that time of year again for WWJ Newsradio 950’s annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund. Some people might not think twice about turning up their thermostat a few degrees — especially on a cold, snowy day like today. Unfortunately, thousands of families in southeastern…

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February 9, 2018

WWJ hosts THAW Radiothon to help Michigan families in need

Full article published on Fox2Detroit.com. Winter is a cold and frightening time of the year for thousands of Michigan families who are struggling to heat their homes. Right now, WWJ Newsradio 950 is hosting its annual Radiothon for the heat and warmth fund known as THAW. Since 1985, THAW has distributed more than $180 million…

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