WWJ’s 10th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW
WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW
Friday, February 1st, 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. – Saturday, February 2nd, 9 a.m. -Noon
At Van Furniture
6500 East 14 Mile Road
Click here for directions
Winter is a cold and frightening time of the year for thousands of Michigan families who are struggling to heat their homes.
The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has been assisting Michigan residents facing an emergency energy crisis for 27 years and we anticipate the “need” this year to be greater than ever.
Heat and lights during a Michigan winter are a necessity, not a luxury. During the cold months ahead many are faced with unimaginable choices such as heating or eating, those most vulnerable in these conditions are children, seniors and people with serious medical conditions.
To help those facing such a crisis, WWJ Newsradio 950 and The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) are partnering for the annual Winter Survival Radiothon. Your pledge to THAW will warm a heart and a home. (To learn more about THAW, click here, click here.)
WWJ Newsradio 950 will broadcast LIVE from Art Van Furniture on 14 Mile Road in Warren, Friday, February 1st, 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, February 2nd, 9 a.m. – Noon, to help raise much-needed funds for THAW.
- Live interviews with families that THAW has helped during previous years will air during the Radiothon, as will on-air check presentations from sponsors, on-site reporting and so much more.
- The heart of the Winter Survival Radiothon is the on-site donation call center, where volunteers will be taking phone pledges and auction bids.
- Online donations can also be placed. Click here to donate online.
- Text “THAW” to 41444 to make a donation from your smartphone.
- Back by popular demand is the 950 Club! You can join the 950 Club by making a donation of $250 or more. Just for joining, you will receive a fleece blanket !
- Make a credit card donation of $125-$225, you will receive a coupon for a FREE pie at Achatz Homemade Pie Company – locations in Ann Arbor, Armada, Beverly Hills, Chesterfield, Oxford, Shelby, Sterling Heights and Troy.
- Make an on-line donation and you’ll receive free exterior car wash from Jax Kar Wash.
Last year’s Winter Survival Radiothon raised approximately $378,000 and we couldn’t have done this without your help. We are encouraging you to donate by hosting or participating in a variety of activities to help raise money for THAW. These funds will help thousands of Michigan individuals and families stay safe and warm this winter.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors In Need
The Winter Survival Radiothon is sponsored in part by:
●Art Van Furniture
●Absopure Water Company
●American Coney Island
●Andiamo Catering & Event Management
●Charity Motors Car Donation Program
●DeAngelo’s Soulfood Deli & More
●Family Heating, Cooling & Electrical Inc.
●Greenpath Debt Solutions
● Huntington Bank
●ITC Holdings Corp.
●Mastercraft Heating and Cooling
●Max Your Gold
●Mechanical Heating and Cooling
●McDonald Hopkins LLC
●Michigan First Credit Union
●Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
●Sterling Heights Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
●Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
●Yager & Associates LLC
●Zoup! Fresh Soup Company
Here are some of the ways you can help:
CBS 62 Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus visited WWJ’s Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW The Heat and Warmth Fund at Art Fan Furniture in Warren on Friday, February 1.
During the 10th annual Winter Survival Radiothon to benefit THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund, we are inviting participants to take a seat in WWJ’s Ice Lounge in the Art Van Furniture parking lot and fund raise for THAW.
American Coney Island will host the 2nd annual Celebrity Coneys for a Cause on Thursday, January 3, 2013 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Celebrity servers made up of local media personalities, entertainers and athletes will be on hand to serve lunch.
The Online Auction is open not through 6:00 pm Monday, February 4th. Help raise donations to keep families safe and warm this winter by bidding on items in the Online Auction.
Fitness enthusiasts are pumping up the heat in the gym to turn up the heat in the homes of Metro Detroiters!
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