Items Tagged with 'Guiding Light Mission'


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Are aid efforts backfiring?

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

Guiding Light Mission launches The Job Post

Heartside program will function as a normal employment agency.

June 12, 2015
A Grand Rapids nonprofit providing individuals with shelter, resources and re-engagement into the community has launched a new initiative to reduce barriers for those seeking employment. Read More

Shelter reports year-end numbers

January 2, 2015
A downtown shelter hosted thousands of overnight visits this past year as part of its mission to help men find hope. Read More

Inside Track: ‘Commitment is the foundation of a good life’

John Wolohan, Guiding Light’s substance abuse program administrator, is a successful product of the nonprofit’s efforts.

October 31, 2014
Men like John Wolohan are, simply put, the best physical evidence for why Guiding Light Mission matters for Grand Rapids. Read More

Guiding Light's Back to Work empowers men to re-enter workforce

Organization trains men to be good workers and employment agencies are taking notice.

October 10, 2014
An interdenominational faith-based organization is lighting the path for those who hit a bump in the economic road to re-engage with the community through new employment and permanent housing. Read More

Rescue shelter opens thrift store

June 16, 2014
A downtown rescue shelter is expanding its ministry by opening a thrift store. Read More

Guiding Light Mission opens new housing in Kentwood

July 26, 2013
Tuesday morning was an emotional one for Kevin Bouwens. Read More

Guiding Light Mission sees $250K expansion

June 12, 2013
As far as expansions are concerned, it’s been one of the biggest and most expensive years ever for Guiding Light Mission. Read More