Items Tagged with 'Bethany Christian Services'


Foster care program at risk after budget cuts

Gov. Whitmer cut $2M from West Michigan Partnership for Children, the organization’s administrative budget.

October 11, 2019
An organization formed in a pilot program to oversee foster care in Kent County is at risk of closing after state budget cuts. Read More

Elimination of refugee resettlement concerns area leaders

Total of 36 West Michigan employers release joint letter urging U.S. government to reconsider cutting or eliminating programs.

September 27, 2019
Employers in Grand Rapids are partnering with Bethany Christian Services to assist refugees. Read More

Nonprofit starting $18M urban affordable housing project

November 9, 2018
A nonprofit focused on affordable housing is breaking ground on two adjacent four-story affordable apartment buildings in town. Read More

Nonprofit inks agreement with United Nations

October 9, 2018
A subsidiary of a local nonprofit has formed an agreement with the United Nations to provide refugee services abroad. Read More

Change Ups: Long Road Distillers snags top honors

October 5, 2018
Long Road Distillers took home top honors for the second year in a row. Read More

Politicians visit separated immigrant children at Bethany

July 6, 2018
Four Representatives of Congress visited Bethany Christian Services on Thursday to discuss the care of unaccompanied children and the separation of those children from their parents at the border between Mexico and the United States. Read More

Local nonprofit works to reunite children

Bethany Christian Services has helped 81 children in Michigan since Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy began in May.

June 29, 2018
The hotly contested debate over separation of children from their parents who have crossed the Mexico-U.S. border illegally has spilled over into Michigan. Read More

Urban café opens doors

November 23, 2017
Nearly a year after burning to the ground, a café in Grand Rapids is now ready for business. Read More

Nonprofit hires president and CEO

November 16, 2017
A Grand Rapids-based global nonprofit has named its new president and CEO. Read More

Bethany expands refugee services

Resettlement and outreach programs spread in Kalamazoo, Pennsylvania.

July 22, 2016
Bethany Christian Services’ mission to help refugees knows no state bounds. Read More