Items Tagged with 'Mel Trotter Ministries'


Nonprofits renovate house for homeless youth

January 24, 2020
Five agencies have come together to renovate and open affordable housing and a support program for homeless youth, specifically targeting LGBTQ youth. Read More

Heartside nonprofits merge

January 8, 2020
Two nonprofits serving the homeless community in Heartside have merged. Read More

Change Ups: Airport coin containers raise nearly $4K for homeless

December 13, 2019
Coin containers installed in the fall of 2018 at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s standard security screening area, as well as at the TSA pre-check point, have netted $3,501 to Mel Trotter Ministries. Read More

Nonprofit opening 2 thrift stores

November 6, 2019
A nonprofit that serves homeless residents is opening two thrift stores in the area. Read More

Nonprofit’s store serves up gifts, dignity during holidays

Dégagé Ministries helps homeless, low-income residents with deeply discounted products.

October 25, 2019
For the seventh consecutive year, local organizations are partnering to help the less fortunate during the holiday season. Read More

Nonprofit building beds for shelter's women

October 21, 2019
A nonprofit is building new beds to help a shelter prepare for winter. Read More

Nonprofit hires first VP of multicultural engagement

September 11, 2019
A nonprofit that serves people experiencing homelessness has added a new member to its leadership team. Read More

Change Ups: Mel Trotter hires its first multicultural engagement VP

August 9, 2019
Sydeon Harvey joined Mel Trotter Ministries’ executive leadership team as vice president of multicultural engagement — a new position at the rescue mission that was founded in 1900. Read More

Polar vortex drains much of nonprofits’ resources

Organizations extended hours, searched for those stuck in the cold.

February 8, 2019
Nonprofit leaders try to ensure they are prepared for emergencies, but few expected winter weather conditions that closed most of West Michigan for nearly a week. Read More

Nonprofit appoints chief campaign officer

February 7, 2019
A local nonprofit fighting homelessness has named a new fundraising leader. Read More