Items Tagged with 'Mel Trotter Ministries'


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

Nonprofits partner on homeless housing

December 26, 2018
A nonprofit is leasing two houses from another nonprofit to provide affordable transitional housing. Read More

Ford airport collecting pre-security change for nonprofit

August 31, 2018
Travelers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport can now donate their loose change before passing through security. Read More

Cornerstone, Mel Trotter to offer discounted degrees

University to award associate degrees in human services to clients and staff of nonprofit.

August 17, 2018
A discounted degree program meant to increase accessibility will be available for Mel Trotter Ministries’ clients and staff starting this academic year. Read More

Nonprofit opens transitional house for women

July 10, 2018
A nonprofit has recently opened a transitional house for women experiencing homelessness. 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

Nonprofit hires chief engagement officer

December 19, 2017
A local nonprofit has named a new development executive. Read More