Auction Ends: Jan 31, 2011 06:00 PM EST
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Welcome.... and thank you for visiting the 8th Annual Online Auction to benefit The Heat And Warmth Fund (THAW).

A special thank you to Quicken Loans for sponsoring this year's online auction.   

We would like to thank all the businesses who have generously donated to the auction.  While their focus of parterning with THAW is to increase advocacy and funds, it also sends a powerful message regarding their commitment to the health and safety of our entire community.

Every dollar raised by this Auction with help THAW provide emergency energy assistance to families facing a serious financial crisis, usually due to a job loss, serious illness or other family emergency and are temporarily unable to pay their utility bills. 

NEW ITEMS WILL BE ADDED DAILY SO PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN!!! THE AUCTION RUNS FROM 6 AM TUESDAY, JANUARY 25 - 6 PM MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011

WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL AT THE CLOSE OF THE AUCTION. PLEASE NOTE:  ALL ITEMS WILL NEED TO BE PICKED UP IN PERSON AT THE WWJ STUDIOS AT 26495 AMERICAN DRIVE, SOUTHFIELD, MI. 

THE PICK UP DAY FOR THE ITEMS BEGINS FEBRUARY 2ND AND WILL END ON FEBRUARY 18, 2011. WE WILL NOT BE RELEASING ANY ITEMS UNTIL FEBRUARY 2ND. 

WE WILL NOT BE SHIPPING ANY ITEMS THIS YEAR WE ARE HAPPY TO MAIL CERTIFICATES ONCE THE PAPERWORK IS SIGNED AND FAXED OR EMAILED BACK TO US BUT WE WILL NOT BE MAILING OUT ANY PACKAGES THIS YEAR... NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! 

WHEN NEIGHBORS HELP NEIGHBORS, WE ALL WIN!!

HAVING HEAT...it's something most of us take for granted....

But imagine if coming home was no escape from the cold.

Imagine a dark house, a freezing cold shower, explaining to your children that the heat is not coming back on....ever!

We salute and applaud the generosity of Metro Detroiters for coming together to make this auction possible so that many more families will stay safe and warm this winter!

SPREAD THE WORD!

Help us spread the word about this auction by forwarding this link,  http://www.biddingforgood.com/THAWAuction/2011Radiothon to your friends, family, and co-workers.

For complete details about the Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, on January 28- 29, 2011 at the Detroit Science Center, stay tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 or visit www.wwj.com.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A CREDIT CARD DONATION TO THAW RIGHT NOW, GO TO WWW.THAWFUND.ORG.

With thousands of households in Southeastern Michigan facing utility shut-off or struggling to pay their utility bills, your support means that area families will stay safe and warm during these bitterly cold winter months.

Bid high...Bid often..and thank you for your support!