13th Annual WWJ Radiothon Raises $1,485,947 To Benefit THAWThe radiothon is over -- but there's still time to help.
Kroger Asks Customers To Help Local Families Stay Warm During THAW CampaignAll funds raised will provide energy assistance to Michigan households.
THAW Customer VideoThe energy assistance THAW provides helps stabilize families during very challenging times. Watch this video to hear their stories.
THAW, Wayne County To Give Away 2 Energy-Efficient Homes; Applications Accepted Until Dec. 4"This is a holiday gift that will change a family’s life forever. It is a new beginning that provides an opportunity for long-term self-sufficiency and stability."
THAW Gets $1 Million To Help Detroit Residents Pay Water BillsThe Heat and Warmth Fund announced Sunday that Manhattan-based Miller Buckfire & Co. made the largest gift the nonprofit group ever received from anyone other than a utility company.
The Heat And Warmth Fundraiser Nets Over $1.1 Million The Heat And Warmth fundraiser totaled $1,135,000 during the on air portion of the fundraiser and an online auction continues through Monday, February 9 at 6 p.m.
Fund Set Up To Help Distressed Pay Water, Other Utility BillsAfter a summer of shut-offs, the Detroit Water Fund was set-up with the intention of helping Detroiters pay off those bills
Radiothon May Be Over But Fundraising Still Active For THAWKen McClure says with the extreme cold weather this winter, Kroger felt compelled to help out in way to help keep people warm this season.
Social Media Highlights From The WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW
Stoney And Bill Sing For The WWJ Radiothon For THAWStoney, Bill stopped by the WWJ Radiothon For THAW to encourage listeners to call in to make a donation with a rousing ballad. The Plastic Oh No Band graced the volunteers with a tune about helping our fellow Detroiters pay their heat bills.
In The Spotlight: Your Warm Heart Can Warm A HomeFor thousands of Michigan families, even their own home cannot protect them from the harshness of a Michigan winter. As temperatures drop, the cost to heat a home increases and, for many Michigan residents, energy is simply unaffordable. Soon many of our state’s most vulnerable citizens will be forced to make tough choices between heating their homes, paying their rent or mortgage, and taking care of other critical needs, such as buying food or medicine. The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) has been providing energy assistance to Michigan residents in need since 1985. THAW works with 82 partner agencies across the state to deliver energy assistance for gas, electric and deliverable fuels such as wood and propane. In addition to providing emergency energy relief, THAW is developing prevention-based tools and programs to help at-risk families before they have to suffer the devastating effects of shut off. Last year, THAW distributed more than $14 million in energy assistance to 15,000 Michigan households. More than 70% of those households had a child or senior in the home. The young and the elderly are especially vulnerable to the cold. More than 20,000 Michigan children lived in a household that received THAW assistance last year and 7,000 of those children were between newborn to preschool age. Help us keep vulnerable residents safe and warm this winter by making a donation to THAW today. Thanks to your support a single mom will be able to provide warm meals for her children, a senior citizen won’t have to choose between medication or heat, a child will have light to do homework by and a family can feel safe and warm in their own home. Every dollar you donate makes an immediate impact on the lives of those facing a winter without heat and lights. There are many ways you can support THAW. Together we can make a difference. Online: www.thawfund.org/support-our-work Phone: 1-800-866-THAW Mail: Department Number 77650, PO Box 77000, Detroit, MI 48227 If you are in need of assistance, call THAW’s toll-free number 1-800-866-8429 or visit www.thawfind.org to find the agency nearest you. ITC supports THAW and has sponsored this message.
THAW Brings On The Heat For Redford FamilyThe kitchen stove is good for many things - heating your home isn't one of them.