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Michigan Business Beat | Family Promise of Grand Rapids Celebrating 25 Years of Ending Family Homelessness.

Michigan Business Beat
June 27, 2022 4:00 PM


Jeffrey Mosher welcomes back Cheryl Schuch, CEO of Family Promise of Grand Rapids.

For their discussion, this time around the focus is on Family Promise of Grand Rapids celebrating 25 years of ending family homelessness.


To hear Cheryl and jeffrey discuss the quarter-century history of the organization along with one prime example of helping a Western Michigan family, click play on the podcast shared below.

In the interview, Jeffrey finds out about

They've assisted over 4,000 families since being founded.

For a lot of families, housing is the difference between life or death.

Tiffany Washington's son was in kidney failure, they needed to find stable housing to have him added to the transplant list.

Tiffany Washington’s family is one of many that Family Promise of Grand Rapids has helped over the past 25 years.

Each family is unique and has its own set of circumstances, but Family Promise’s team of dedicated staff members work hard to get families home.

Tiffany was able to get into an emergency shelter through the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) program, which helped her secure her two sons in school and find herself a job locally in Grand Rapids

Tiffany accomplished all this through the program within nine days of asking for help.

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About Family Promise of Grand Rapids
Family Promise partners with families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by helping them get back on their feet so they can create a stable lifestyle for their children. Family Promise has helped over 6,000 children and 4,000 families build a strong foundation for their family’s future by providing emergency services, housing and homeownership opportunities, and stabilization services, to families with kids experiencing homelessness. With the help of their Foundation program, Interfaith Hospitality Network, FPGR families have found futures full of hope and possibility. For additional information visit, https://www.familypromisegr.org/

Photo credit: Cheryl Schuch. Courtesy 616 Media

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Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, discusses economic development, new or unusual entrepreneurial initiatives, and successful business practices from different regions and industries around Michigan with a wide range of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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