Items Tagged with 'Mel Trotter Ministries'


Change Ups: MTM opens limitless time Youth House

April 14, 2017
Mel Trotter Ministries has opened a non-time limited supportive housing unit for homeless men, ages 18-24. Read More

Nonprofit opening house for homeless youth

March 24, 2017
A downtown nonprofit is opening a house for homeless youth to help them transition into stable housing. Read More

Hunger relief agencies looking for support

Mel Trotter extends Fall Food Drive in an attempt to meet 50,000-pound collection goal.

November 25, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Nearly three-fourths of the way into its annual Fall Food Drive, Mel Trotter Ministries announced it was 40,000 pounds short of its 50,000-pound collection goal. Read More

Inside Track: Changing people’s lives

Mel Trotter CEO Dennis Van Kampen opts for career in human services after destined for law enforcement career.

November 18, 2016
Dennis Van Kampen remembers journeying with a friend to Juarez, Mexico, in 1988 for what would prove to be far from the typical touristy experience. Read More

Downtown shelter fills up quickly

April 11, 2016
A local faith-based nonprofit is already seeing its newest downtown addition pay dividends. Read More

Change Ups: Mel Trotter hires VP, director

October 23, 2015
Mel Trotter Ministries has hired Bert Elliott as vice president of development and Abigayle Sladick as director of community relations. Read More

Faith-based nonprofit names director of community relations

October 20, 2015
A local faith-based nonprofit has never had someone to manage all of its of community relations. Until now. Read More

Faith-based nonprofit names VP of development

October 12, 2015
A woman with nearly a decade of fundraising experience is the new vice president of development at a faith-based nonprofit. Read More

Nonprofit collaboration addresses family homelessness

September 9, 2015
Family homelessness is still a big problem in West Michigan and two local organizations have joined forces to do something about it. Read More

Nonprofit restructures thrift shops

July 21, 2015
A nonprofit is restructuring its thrift shop operation to match up with demand. Read More