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West Michigan organizations ensuring everyone has a warm meal for Thanksgiving

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Charities serve up free Thanksgiving meals in W. MI

West Michigan organizations ensuring everyone has a warm meal for Thanksgiving
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Wayland students 'have a great learning experience' helping the homeless

Students collected 1,463 socks for Mel Trotter
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Giving the gift of Thanksgiving

Mel Trotter hosts 14th annual Turkey Drop
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Fight hunger this holiday with Biggby Coffee, Feeding America and Mel Trotter

MTM, Biggby, and Feeding America team up to host the annual food drive
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Fight hunger this holiday with Biggby Coffee, Feeding America and Mel Trotter

MTM, Biggby, and Feeding America team up to host the annual food drive
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More Than 45 Michigan Clinics Receive Grants to Help Uninsured Patients Access Health Care

MTM was blessed with a grant to renovate the Dental Clinic
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Join BIGGBY Coffee: help families facing hunger this holiday

MTM, Biggby and Feeding America are teaming up to host the Holiday Food Drive
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Remembering Helen DeVos and her philanthropic impact on Grand Rapids

The legacy of Helen DeVos
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Mel Trotter rolling out the red carpet

Get your seat for the Same Kind of Different as Me Movie Premiere!
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GR exclusive movie premiere of ‘Same Kind of Different as Me’

Get your seat!
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Register for WOTV 4 Women Network Night at Standale Interiors

A night of fashion & fun all to benefit Mel Trotter Ministries
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Mel Trotter program helps taxpayers save

Public inebriate shelter has housed 2,808 individuals this year, eliminating ER and jail fees.
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Brothers Leather Supply to hold sample sale

10% of the proceeds will go towards MTM
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What about rural homeless?

MLive: Grand Rapids shelter extends services beyond city
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Change Ups: MTM hires rural outreach advocate

GRBJ gives an update on what's new in GR
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Mel Trotter Ministries reaches beyond GR, partners to address homelessness in rural Kent County

WKTV Journal shares MTM's outreach intiative
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Partnering to End Homelessness: Rural Crisis

Shelley Irwin interviews MTM & Cedar Springs Public Schools about the homeless crisis in rural areas
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Facing the issue of homelessness in Grand Rapids

eightWest interviews Abbey Sladick about all MTM has to offer
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Partners launch program to prevent homelessness

Nonprofits join together to end homelessness in GR
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GRBJ: No cost 13 week course available for CNA certification

WZZM highlights new training program
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Partnering to End Homelessness

WGVU discussing Community Outreach Court
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Partnership makes CNA certification affordable

MTM Guest introduced to new program in GR
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Mel Trotter Ministries puts a roof over heads of homeless young men

WZZM highlights the MTM Youth House
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Inside Track: Paying it forward

A recovered drug addict and former MTM resident, Smashburger GM helps men get life back on track
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Donations for mothers, families delivered to Mel Trotter Ministries

Two Men and a Truck donated essential care items for mothers
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HQ, Mel Trotter and 3:11 Youth Housing

WOODTV talks about the partnership between three agencies to end youth homelessness
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Mel Trotter Ministries opens homeless shelter for youths

WGVU interviews Adrienne Goodstal, VP of Programs about the Youth House
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Mel Trotter Ministries launches Youth House program

MTM is working to end homelessness in West Michigan, by targeting homeless youth.
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Mel Trotter welcomes homeless men into first-ever youth house

House donated to MTM for housing at-risk youth
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Security officer honored for helping save man’s life

FOX 17 covers the story of how teamwork saved a man's life at MTM
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Toxic charity: How giving can be more hurtful than helpful

WOODTV8 explains Toxic Charity
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MEL TROTTER MINISTRIES MADE RETIREMENT BRIEF FOR THIS ENCORE

Gordon Oosting, CFO of MTM, shares how he decided to work at Mel Trotter after retirement
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Mel Trotter Ministries on Toxic Charity

GRTV runs a PSA on the definition of Toxic Charity and how to prevent it
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Partnering to End Homelessness

WGVU interviews MTM & Arbor Circle
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Flo’s Pizza, volunteers help serve 121 pizzas to those in need

FOX17 follows Flo's Pizza handing out pizza to the homeless
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Slice of kindness: Pizzeria to serve GR homeless on New Year’s Day

WOODTV8 spreads the word that Flo's will be donating pizzas to the homeless on New Year's Day
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Big donation warms beds and hearts

Local man raises enough money to buy 805 blankets for MTM
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Flo's Pizzeria to give 101 pizzas to homeless on New Year's Day

Local restaurant is donating pizzas to MTM & Dégagé
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Hundreds of homeless people in Grand Rapids to get free pizza New Year’s Day

FOX17 does a story on Flo's Pizzeria donation of 101 pizzas to the homeless
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GoFundMe page raises money for blanket donations to Mel Trotter

Two Eagle Marcus is interviewed by WZZM13 about his crowdfunding campaign for blankets
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Mel Trotter Christmas Meal feeds hundreds

FOX17 covers the Christmas Luncheon at MTM
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Kari Lynch performing at Grand Rapids Jingle Jam

Kari Lynch is on EightWest promoting the Jingle Jam, benefiting MTM
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Cold and homeless: A deadly combination

WOODTV8 shares how to keep the less fortunate safe in the Winter
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Cold snap hits West Michigan; Mel Trotter works to keep homeless safe

WZZM13 talks to Abbey Sladick to see what we're doing for those less fortunate
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Dégagé and Mel Trotter Ministries

WGVU talks about the Christmas store partnership between MTM & Dégagé
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Projects by academy students reinforce importance of giving

Creative Technologies Academy is in a competition to collect food for MTM's food drive
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Grand Rapids Police, Mel Trotter team up to shelter homeless this winter

GRPD teaming up with MTM to keep homeless safe during the winter
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Grand Rapids Police help homeless find shelter ahead of winter storm

GRPD cares for the homeless, keeping them safe during the Winter
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Comfort and quality at V&A Shoes

Eight West mentions V&A Bootery's donation to MTM of 100 pairs of women's shoes
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Donut Shop’s Closing Highlights Need for Mel Trotter to Come Alongside Least of These with Wide-Rang

West Michigan Christian News interviews Dennis about the need of MTM in our community
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GVSU students collect winter gear to donate to homeless shelter in Grand Rapids

Grand Valley Lanthorn features what GVSU students are doing to help the homeless at MTM
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Santa & Mrs. Claus to Visit Airport during 22nd Annual Holiday Music Festival

Guests can exchange non-perishables for pictures with Santa
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