A video message from our CEO.

Dennis VanKampen, our CEO and Executive Director, recently shared a few thoughts concerning the mission and what God is doing in – and through – Mel Trotter Ministries this holiday season. You can view his video blog here. Thank you for your continued support of our mission and vision to end homelessness in Grand Rapids.…

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Thanksgiving at the Mission

This blog post was written by Julee Wilke, a first-time Mel Trotter Ministries volunteer, regarding her family’s experience at our 2015 Annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet. You can view numerous photos from the event here. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. For years I’ve cooked and baked and served ahead of time so I could lounge in front…

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