Week of Warmth
A Warm Heart Helps Warm Homes
Every year, thousands of Michigan families struggle to pay their utility bills and face the possibility of coming home to a cold, dark house. THAW’s mission is to stabilize and empower these families, keeping them healthy, safe and warm.
Beginning in 2009, THAW and DTE Energy have partnered on the Week of Warmth. During the Week of Warmth, the organization’s team up with community-minded businesses and individuals to take action, raise awareness, and provide energy assistance to eligible Michigan homes.
GOAL: Raise and distribute $1 million in utility assistance
10th Annual Week of Warmth
Sponsored by DTE Energy
Saturday, November 2:
Hallelujah for Heat Concert
Hallelujah for Heat is a night of celebration to recognize our energy assistance advocates who continue to support THAW and our mission. The night will include a VIP reception, award ceremony and gospel entertainment.
Monday, November 4 – Friday, November 8: NEED WEEK
THAW and DTE canvas a neighborhood and provide energy efficiency tools, materials, and education to empower the residents to reduce energy consumption. Approved homes could receive weatherization, new appliances, windows and more.
Friday, November 8: Night of Warm Hearts Gala
This is an evening of celebration supporting THAW’s mission to keep Michigan families healthy, safe and warm. Guests will enjoy an elegant dinner, live entertainment, dancing, live and silent auctions, raffles, and much more!
Customer Assistance Days
Customer Assistance Days remove the transportation and technology barriers families face when seeking assistance. THAW, in partnership with DTE Energy, meet customers in their communities and neighborhoods and deliver on-the-spot assistance to vulnerable Michigan residents, quickly and efficiently.