Empowering Individuals, Linking Resources

  “Someone just told me to call you,” said Leatha. “They said you had resources that could help.” In the course of our conversation, Leatha told me about the transitional shelter she had opened for women who needed a place to stay with affordable rent. Upon accepting applications for housing, Leatha found that many of […]

The Courage To Give, and To Receive, this Holiday Season

“I’ll sign up for holiday food,” said Tracy, as she approached my table. At first glance, I assumed Tracy would be more interested in supplying a holiday basket than in receiving one. We were in a grocery store in NE Grand Rapids, promoting the Holiday Giving Network and asking grocery store patrons to sign up […]