Start with a seed—literally—and end with a stronger, more resilient community. Discover the remarkable vision of Grow Benzie. Featured in the August 2017 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Get your…

Ann Arbor — Garrett Halpert was a warm and kind University of Michigan graduate who loved being with friends, playing sports and helping others. But there were times throughout his life when he…

Out of all our members’ stories, Kenny’s is one of the most shocking. After years of heroin addiction, Kenny found himself in the hospital for MRSA and quarantined for six…

After growing up in the foster care system and bouncing from home to home, Eric had trouble adjusting to adult life. After being evicted from his apartment, Eric found a…

Take a tour of Exodus Place, and you’ll likely find Antonio working out in our fitness area. Between shifts at his local place of employment, Antonio uses exercise to battle…

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Even without having people in their physical building, Ele’s Place’s West Michigan branch is still helping kids and teens who have gone through trauma. They offer…