On the heels of the recently released report by the Growing Michigan Together Council outlining the state’s population struggles – Michigan is 49th out of 50 in population growth – and the goal of becoming a top ten state for population growth by 2050, Kelli Dobner, Chief Strategy Officer at Samaritas, issued the following statement challenging leaders to unite for a larger vision in the coming new year. Samaritas serves thousands throughout Michigan, including refugees, children in foster care, adults with developmental disabilities, people struggling with addiction, and those in need of affordable housing.

I Want to Help

Community Impact

120,000 Hours of Disability Support
1,411 Foster Youth Served
359 Adoptions

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Detroit, MI 48214
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2080 Union Ave SE

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Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 356-1934

2080 Union Ave SE
1545 Keystone Ave

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Lansing, MI 48911
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Serving God by Serving Others
Written by Chaplain Susan Hand - “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Hebrews 6:10 God has asked us to take care of each other especially the poor among us. Yes, it... Read More
Giving Back
Proverbs 21:26 says “but the righteous give and do not hold back.” When I hear that verse I think about the quilting group here. The group has been together for five years. There are five ladies in the group: Marge, Annie, Mae, Anna and Gene.... Read More
Goodbye from Terry
“Goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean, ‘I’ll miss you,’ until we meet again.” When my husband and I first got here in November of 2014, we had no idea how long we would be here or what the future would hold. Since... Read More
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