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Bare Necessities Monthly Giving Team

Welcome to the Bare Necessities Team!

We are so excited and grateful for your support of our families and kids! Right now, there is a housing crisis in Kent County and hardworking families are struggling to make ends meet. There are hundreds of families in our community who need shelter tonight, but you might not see them. When we think of homelessness we often think about those who live under bridges or veterans who are struggling on the street, but families with kids is the fastest growing segment of homelessness across the country.

When a family loses their home, that also means they lose a lot of their possessions – kids have to leave behind their favorite toys, their beds and warm blankets. That’s where you come in!

By giving a monthly gift, you will be helping to provide those critical basic needs – the bare necessities – while providing a foundation of support for families who have hit this bump in the road.

YOU are the reason a child has diapers!  You are the reason a mom can get to work when her car breaks down, and you are the reason a dad and his girls have a warm, safe place to lay their heads! You are making it happen. Each family in our shelter won’t have to worry about how they will get what they need for their kids. Thank you for helping us give these families hope for a better future and a new home.

What you can expect when you sign up:

  1. A letter in the mail welcoming you to the program
  2. Sneak peek emails regarding Family Promise events and opportunities
  3. An exclusive Bare Necessities Team luncheon with our Executive Director
  4. An end-of-year tax deduction letter

If you are interested in signing up, please select “Recurring Giving” on our donation page.

Please contact Kate O’Keefe at 616-608-8905 or with any questions.

Please reach out if you have any questions!