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Community Partnerships

You are needed

If you have a passion, talent or interest, there's a way for you to get connected at Mel Trotter Ministries: Company/corporate partnerships, family involvement, organization, school, church, and more. 

Ready to get started? Contact someone on our Development Team at 616-588-8707 or email .

Involvement Opportunities

EVENTS & SPONSORSHIP

Your investment in MTM events is a fun and creative way to financially support programs and services that restore lives, while giving you exposure to a captive audience.


VOLUNTEER/SERVICE LEARNING 

Your time, talents and willingness to serve are critical to helping end homelessness one life at a time. There’s always a place for your team’s interest and expertise. Volunteer on your own or with a group.

• Events
• Kitchen
• Clinics
• Facilities
• Thrift stores
• Seasonal decorating
• Team building
• Employee give back day
• Administrative
• Friendship ministry


DRIVES 

You can help fill a need at Mel Trotter. Consider hosting a drive for the following categories to bless adults and children with basic needs, so that they can focus on healing and finding housing and employment.

• Food
• Hygiene items
• Bedding
• Clothing
• Clinic items
• Office supplies
• Facilities supplies
• Baby items


EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE GIVING 

Workplace giving is a unique opportunity for your team to come together and raise money and awareness about the programs and services that help rescue and restore individuals and families.

• Annual dollar drive
• Jeans day, sneaker day
• Matching gifts
• Corporate fundraisers


EMPLOYEE EDUCATION

What do you do when you encounter someone in need? Let us help educate your team on the current state of homelessness and how each of us can play a part to improve our community.

Lunch & Learn presentations to employees
Meet the Mission Luncheon or tours at MTM


JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT SUPPORT

It takes a holistic approach to end homelessness and that includes partnering with local businesses and organizations. What services and resources could your company provide to break the cycle of homelessness?

• Provide mentorship
• Provide trade skills training for program guests
• Manual labor
• Computer skills
• Connect guests with community resources
• Teach classes at MTM based on your area of expertise

Thank You Donors!

Ready to get started? Contact someone on our Development Team at 616-588-8707 or email .