Items Tagged with 'Mel Trotter Ministries'


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

Change Ups: MTM taps VanKampen as executive director

May 22, 2015
Mel Trotter Ministries’ board of directors has appointed Dennis VanKampen as its new executive director and CEO. Read More

Shelter reports year-end numbers

January 21, 2015
Hundreds of thousands of needs were met in Grand Rapids last year, thanks to a downtown shelter. Read More

Nonprofit produces Thanksgiving banquet

November 26, 2014
A nonprofit will feed thousands of people on Thursday. Read More

Religion plays role in local philanthropy

But nonprofit leaders express concerns about younger generations.

October 10, 2014
Does genuine religious faith make a person more generous? Read More

New court focuses on getting homeless back on track

Social and legal services communities collaborate on program geared toward Heartside residents.

August 8, 2014
A group of social services organizations is teaming with a group of legal service providers to help the homeless population resolve legal issues that may serve as one of the barriers to getting their lives back on track. Read More

Shelter sees empty food pantry shelves

May 6, 2014
A downtown shelter is running out of food for those in need. Read More

Change Ups: Mel Trotter burns debt note

January 3, 2014
Met Trotter Ministries is free of a $3.2 million debt. Read More

Thanksgiving banquet expresses mission

November 28, 2013
Thousands of Grand Rapids’ neediest souls are expected to sit down to a warm Thanksgiving feast. Read More