How can you help in the fight against homelessness?

Heart handsWhat can you as concerned neighbor do to help?

  • Speak and think kindly of people experiencing homelessness — it’s a difficult situation, is not a chosen condition, and rarely self-inflicted
  • Refer someone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness to the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (947-3870) for housing search and assistance.
  • Refer someone to the Goodwill Inn (922-4890) if emergency shelter is what’s needed.
  • Hire a Goodwill homeless and housing program participant. Our clients have many skills and diverse work and educational backgrounds.
  • Donate personal hygiene or personal care items to the Goodwill Inn or other shelters.
  • Donate time, talent, or money to the work of non-profits addressing issues of homelessness.

Current events and ways to give:

  • Make a Donationclick here to donate securely online.
  • Purchase critical need items click here for wish list.

Click here to view more stories and learn more about Goodwill Homeless and Housing programs.

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