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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2014: By the Numbers

Some of us are numbers people. And some of us (me, pick me!) are not. But for those of us who are, here’s a recap of 2014 by the numbers: Provided 87,916 bed nights for men, women, and children, which is an average of 241 people every night. You can learn more about what a night…

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Gratitude. Just gratitude.

“I thank my God every time I remember you.” (Philippians 1:3)  This is a truer than true statement. It’s true when we think about our staff. It’s true when we think about our guests. It’s true when we think about our volunteers. It’s true when we think about our donors. There is a lot to be…

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