Items Tagged with 'Tami VandenBerg'

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Downtown venue hosting The DanceOff

November 30, 2018
A charity event for local dancers to show off their moves is happening downtown. Read More

Street Talk: The trade market

A leg up.

September 7, 2018
After having helmed a defunct startup focused on bartering, a local entrepreneur still is hoping the practice goes big in West Michigan. Read More

Leader of housing nonprofit resigns

January 19, 2018
The executive director of a local nonprofit working to end homelessness has announced she is resigning. Read More

Business Journal selects 40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumnus

August 9, 2017
Tami VandenBerg has left her fingerprints all over Grand Rapids. Read More

Well House receives grant for green jobs, housing

Wege Foundation gives nonprofit $265K to train residents in sustainable construction and build two LEED-certified homes.

June 23, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A local housing-for-homeless nonprofit will give its tenants a new set of tools in their toolbox while allowing them to gain a new lease on life. Read More

Well House opens first youth home, plans for a second

Organization practices housing first model, which treats patients after finding them a house.

May 12, 2017
Since 2013, when Tami VandenBerg took over as executive director of Well House, the organization has moved 153 people off the street and into housing. Read More

Well House hits milestone of helping 100 homeless

Data-driven business approach shows Housing First model is working.

April 8, 2016
Tami VandenBerg thinks the numbers show her organization may very well have discovered the secret to solving homelessness in Grand Rapids. Read More

Q&A: Tami VandenBerg

August 11, 2015
Tami VandenBerg is co-owner of the Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme bar and music venue, and she also runs the Well House, a nonprofit that provides housing for people who are homeless. Read More

On-street concierge service gets second year

Downtown’s safety ambassadors generated more than 250,000 contacts during inaugural run.

November 14, 2014
The $300,000 on-street concierge program that launched last year in Grand Rapids is here to stay. Read More

Tami VandenBerg activates community

July 15, 2014
Tami VandenBerg is a business woman, a community leader and an activist willing to take enormous risks, blending a love for community, event organizing, the arts and helping vulnerable people. Read More