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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week

November 13-21, 2023

Thank You PNC Bank for being our proud sponsor 


In 2023 there are 1239 people on the streets or in shelters compared to 723 in 2018.

  • 50% of people experiencing homelessness are homeless for less than 2 weeks 50% 50%
  • 90% of people experiencing homelessness are homeless for less than 1 year 90% 90%
Only 10% of people experiencing homelessness are chronically homeless which means more than one year or more than 4 time in three years and have a diagnosed disability

Homelessness = financial poverty + relational poverty


of people who are sheltered are employed


of people who are unsheltered are employed

Homelessness is solvable

To learn more about how to solve this community problem visit these websites.

Coalition to End Homelessness

Ending and preventing homeless throughout Kent County is the goal of the Grand Rapids Coalition to End Homelessness. Get involved today.

National Alliance to End Homelessness

A nonpartisan organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness

Empowering Communities, Ending Homelessness

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