Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week
November 13-21, 2023
Thank You PNC Bank for being our proud sponsor
Join the move IN ment
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%
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