Items Tagged with 'Homelessness'


Bank foundation giving $100K to nonprofit

June 10, 2019
A bank foundation is presenting a $100,000 grant to a nonprofit that provides homes for families. 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

Nonprofits partner on homeless housing

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

Jeff Bezos-backed fund awards $5M to nonprofit

November 21, 2018
A local nonprofit has won a $5-million grant from a fund backed by the founder of Amazon. Read More

Police arrest politician while clearing homeless camp

September 19, 2018
| By AP
Police have made about 10 arrests while clearing out a homeless camp in Kalamazoo that's been a focus of protests, seeking better resources for homeless people. 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

Nonprofit hires executive director

April 27, 2018
A local nonprofit dealing with affordable housing has a new executive director. Read More

Special report:
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Are aid efforts backfiring?

July 22, 2016
Matt Hanlon thinks Grand Rapids can do better. Read More

City success will hinge on strategies addressing homelessness, gentrification

July 15, 2016
The Grand Rapids Business Journal begins a series of in-depth reports on the South Division Avenue corridor and its comparatively quick development in the time since Van Andel Arena spurred one of the largest economic impacts in city history. Read More

HQ forges connections to help homeless youths with jobs

The nonprofit was surprised to work with twice as many clients as expected in year one.

December 4, 2015
There are more homeless teenagers in West Michigan than one might think, but the good news is, they don’t have to be homeless or unemployed any more. Read More