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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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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Why Your Gift DOUBLES this December

Our Director of Communications and Marketing, Cindy Smies, recently chatted with Gordon Oosting, the chairman of Mel Trotter Ministries’ board of directors, concerning this month’s matching donation. Below are some thoughts on why your gift DOUBLES this December. Would you please explain this match and why it was created?  Every donation that is given to support the work…

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