Mel Trotter in the summertime.

The challenges homeless individuals and families face during the winter months are obvious: Lack of proper clothing to protect from the elements Prolonged exposure to the elements resulting in frostbit, hypothermia, etc. Minimal access to a balanced, nutritious food The challenges homeless individuals and families face during the summer months may be a little less obvious. But homelessness doesn’t take…

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Grand Rapids’ Child Discovery Center Visits Mel Trotter Ministries

Earlier this year Grand Rapids’ Child Discovery Center sent its second and third grade class to visit Mel Trotter Ministries and to learn more about homelessness. The classes had been asked to brainstorm ways they could transform their community earlier in the year and, overwhelmingly, the children desired to end homelessness, believing every person should have a home. Below is an…

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