JACKSON — Consumers Energy and Habitat for Humanity of Michigan are teaming up to improve the energy efficiency and affordability of homes in Michigan.Throughout the Detroit Tigers season, Consumers Energy has pledged to make a dollar-for-dollar matching donation up to a maximum total donation of $100,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan through its fundraising Web site, www.homerunforhabitat.org.

Habitat for Humanity will use the money to provide affordable and energy-efficient¬†housing solutions in more than 70 Michigan counties while partnering with families, corporations and community leaders. “Homerun for Habitat” is part of Habitat’s “ReBuild Michigan” statewide capital campaign.

“We salute Habitat for Humanity for bringing hope to families,” said Ted Ykimoff, residential energy efficiency operations director at Consumers Energy. “We are aware of the financial challenges Habitat for Humanity faces on a daily basis in helping people become homeowners. It’s our hope that our matching donation will go a long way toward building more energy-efficient homes and making dreams come true.”

To learn more about energy efficiency programs and incentives for residential customers as well as businesses visit www.consumersenergy.com.

Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, provides natural gas and electricity to 6.8 million of Michigan’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.


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