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Monday, November 14, 2011

City Slang: Kem warms up Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:21 AM

Man, has Kem ever been busy lately? Following the news that he is to star in the movie Sparkle, he has announced that he is the new spokesman for the Heat and Warmth charity.

Kem doesn’t hide the fact that he’s a deeply religious man, and it’s refreshing to see that he is publicly using his profile to do some genuine good.

According to the press release, “Grammy nominated artist and Detroit native KEM has been named spokesperson for The Heat & Warmth Fund (THAW), an independent non-profit (501(c)(3) agency that provides emergency energy assistance to Michigan residents in need and advocates for long-term energy solutions. KEM was introduced as THAW’s spokesperson today by Susan Sherer, CEO of THAW at the Week of Warmth press conference in Detroit. In his role as spokesperson, KEM launched THAW’s 'Text to Give' campaign at the press conference.

“It's a privilege to be working with THAW this year,” said KEM. “Needless to say, there are a lot of people struggling in our community these days, even more so as the weather begins to change. I take pride in being a part of an organization that assists families and individuals in meeting their utility needs during the winter months. The ‘Text to Give’ campaign is an easy way for all of us to help THAW continue to make a difference.”

Good work, sir.

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