The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW)


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The Heat and Warmth Fund, or THAW, stabilizes and empowers Michigan families, keeping them healthy, safe, and warm.


Since 1985, The Heat and Warmth Fund has been a leading provider of utility assistance statewide and has distributed over $180 million in assistance to nearly 240,000 households.

Heat, electricity, and water are essential services and your continued support provides much needed hope for vulnerable Michigan families. THAW offers a hand up to the families we serve — not a handout.


Saunteel Jenkins,
Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Phillips, Chief Operations Officer
Marie Burke, Chief Financial Officer

Bertram Marks, President
Mark Lichtman, Vice President
Michelle Lemerond, Treasurer
Doug Detterman, Secretary
Joi Harris, Member-at-Large
Jo Arnold-Robinson
Krista Capp
Romano Curti
James Doak
April Donaldson
Lawrence C. Glass Jr.
Debbie Kenyon
Kirk Mayes
David Rouls
Tony Saunders


The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW)
535 Griswold St., Ste. 200
Detroit, MI 48226


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