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Government Shutdown: Q&A with Legal Aid's Karen Tjapkes

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the partial government shutdown now in its second month, more and more people are feeling the strain. The impact goes beyond the 800,000 federal workers, including those at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, who missed their second paycheck...

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Hope Community meets housing needs of women, their children

by (Hope Community ...)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hope Community is dedicated to meeting the housing needs of homeless women and their minor children. The program is administered by the Grand Rapids Housing Commission. Hope Community facilities include a service center thathouses offices for...

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At Westminster, Scott finds food, community, purpose

by (kooim)

Submitted 06-22-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Scott Smith, 52, the Downtown Food Pantry at Westminster Presbyterian Church provides more than just food. It enhances his quality of life. He first found the pantry when he was at one of his lowest points. Today, he’s able to help those...

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids Housing Commission whittles down Section 8 waiting list from 8,000 to a few hundred

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

Holly Sturges of the Grand Rapids Housing Commission joins us on air to share details about Section 8 housing. Section 8 housing is a federal subsidy program to low-income individuals and families to place them in houses. Next week, the Housing...

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