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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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Volunteers: MTM Thanksgiving is 'satisfying work'

WOODTV8 interviews Thanksgiving banquet volunteer
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8-year-old boy serves homeless

A young Thanksgiving volunteer serves in honor of his sister
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Thanksgiving Banquet

WZZM13 interviews Leonard McElveen about the 20th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet
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MTM 20 years of free Thanksgiving dinners

Michigan Radio does a story on our 20th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet
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Military Wishes 2016: How to serve veterans

MLive features MTM as a resource for veterans
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Thanksgiving Banquet

FOX 17 includes the MTM Thanksgiving Banquet in the top 3 things to know for November 23
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MTM hosts 20th annual Thanksgiving Banquet

WGVU interviews Abbey Sladick about the Thanksgiving Banquet
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Thanksgiving Banquet with Mel Trotter Ministries

WJRW interviews Dennis Van Kampen about the Thanksgiving Banquet
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Free Thanksgiving Meals in West Michigan

WOODTV8 mentions MTM's Thanksgiving Banquet as a place to go for a free meal on Thanksgiving
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Donate to Mel Trotter Turkey Drop

FOX 17 covers the Turkey Drop
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MTM Short 45,000 pounds of food and Turkey Drop

WOODTV8 covers Turkey Drop & Fall Food Drive
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Turkey Drop 2016

WOOD Radio covers Turkey Drop
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Turkey Drop donations

FOX 17 mentions the MTM Turkey Drop in their Morning Buzz
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MTM facing severe food shortage

WOOD Radio spreads the word that MTM is in need of food donations
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Weekend Rundown: Long John Run

The Long John Run is featured on WZZM 13's Weekend Run Down.
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Thanksgiving Banquet PSA

GRTV runs a PSA for MTM's 20th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet
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Mel Trotter gives rides to the polls

WZZM13 covers MTM giving rides to their guests so that they can vote.
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Long John Run helps those in need

WZZM13 covers the Long John Run Race that supports MTM
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Partnering to end homelessness

WGVU interviews MTM & Family Promise
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The Hat Man, Hats for the Homeless

WZZM13 does a feature story on Morrie, "The Hat Man"
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MTM Fall Food Drive is Underway

WGVU covers MTM Fall Food Drive
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Mel Trotter Ministries holding annual Fall Food Drive

Mlive covers MTM Fall Food Drive
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Once homeless business owner to give back to MTM

Jim Foguth promises to donate 5% of his company's sales
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Teen leadership students volunteer at MTM

OMS Teen Leadership students work together to clean Mel Trotter Ministries for the residents.
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Bob Lupton Toxic Charity and Season of Hope

Shelley Irwin interviews Robert Lupton
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ArtPrize Artist spends day in homeless shelter

Loren Naji, artist, experiences homelessness during ArtPrize
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