Donate your gently-used coat.

Mel Trotter Ministries cannot exist without the generous support and contributions of hundreds of community organizations and businesses. Sheldon Cleaners and Cumulus Media are two of the most recent Grand Rapids-area businesses to come alongside our Mission this holiday season and to encourage folks to give a different kind of gift this Christmas. Sheldon kicked off their…

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Facing a “homeless” holiday.

There’s one simple and important way you can help make this season a truly happy one for our neighbors in need within the Grand Rapids community: Mel Trotter Ministries’ 2015 Brown Bag Food Drive. More than 43,000 pounds of food was gathered through our Brown Bag Food Drive last year. This was 8,000 pounds more than…

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Have you filled your Hope Tote?

Spring has sprung, friends! The much-anticipated warmer weather has arrived, so – naturally – we’re foregoing jackets and wearing shorts and considering flip-flops for the weekend. That’s what we do in Michigan. 40 feels like 70 after the winter we’ve had. Bring on the t-shirts! The sunglasses! Maybe even the beach! But before we get…

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