Local 4 partners with THAW, DTE for Gift of Warmth Telethon

Call 313-298-9348 to donate!

DETROIT – Local 4 is partnering with The Heat and Warmth Fund and DTE Energy for the Gift of Warmth Telethon.

Our phone bank will be open from 5 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday taking donations that benefit THAW, also known as The Heat and Warmth Fund. Volunteers will be on hand to take your donations all day. To donate, call: 

313-298-WDIV (9348)

THAW, a nonprofit, provides utility assistance and energy efficient education for people in need across the state of Michigan. 

Or you can DONATE HERE (click here).

It helps people who are in crisis pay their utility bills – especially to help keep the heat/lights on.

The telethon will start at 5 a.m., with a live interview with Saunteel Jenkins, the CEO of the Heat and Warmth Fund.  DTE, a partner of THAW for more than 20 years, will join members of the THAW team during our 6 a.m. newscast. 

Hank Winchester will show you how you can save energy and money in your home, with the help of DTE experts and their free Home Energy Consultation. We will continue answering your phone calls, to answer questions about THAW, and to take your generous donations throughout the day. 


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