Items Tagged with 'Degage Ministries'

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Nonprofit hires donor relations officer

August 22, 2019
A nonprofit that serves people experiencing homelessness has named its first donor relations officer. Read More

Nonprofit plans $6M construction project downtown

March 4, 2019
A nonprofit focused on homelessness is planning a $6-million construction project to expand its services. Read More

Cookie business offers recipe for success

Social enterprise partners with Dégagé Ministries to offer job opportunities for women in crisis.

November 30, 2018
Blown through the doors of Dégagé Ministries by 50 mph winds and snow last winter, Susan Schnur was “frozen stiff” and needed a place to stay that was off the streets. Little did she know that within five months, she would also have a job as a baker and a newfound family. Read More

Q&A: Marge Palmerlee

January 23, 2018
Having completed 20 years as executive director of Dégagé Ministries, Marge Palmerlee is passionate about helping those in need in our community. Read More

Mel Trotter, Dégagé combine forces

Two nonprofits partner on services after WMU bought Mel Trotter building and parking lot for $1.1 million.

December 22, 2017
Mel Trotter Ministries is ending its food pantry and day center services as they exist, instead partnering with other local food pantries and with the Dégagé Ministries day center. Read More

Chamber names EPIC Award winners

October 19, 2017
A local chamber of commerce has honored a group of entrepreneurs and nonprofits for making a difference in the community. Read More

Nonprofit hires development director

June 23, 2017
A faith-based nonprofit that serves homeless and disadvantage individuals in Grand Rapids has named its new development director. Read More

Shelter provides more than a place to stay

Dégagé Ministries offers services to help women progress toward secure housing.

March 3, 2017
On any given night, 40 women spread mattresses across the second and third floors of Dégagé Ministries, their minimal possessions tucked into lockers along the walls for safekeeping. Read More

Homeless shelter names winner of Community Service Award

December 7, 2016
A local law firm’s founding partner has received an award for his long-time service at a homeless shelter downtown. Read More

Inside Track: Andy DeBraber helps others find their voices

Journalistic, religious and advocacy roots led Heartside Ministry director into nonprofits.

January 2, 2015
About once a day, red and blue flashes stream through Andy DeBraber’s office window overlooking Division Avenue in Heartside. Read More