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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8131 E. Jefferson Ave.

8131 E. Jefferson Ave.

Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 823-7700

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2080 Union Ave SE

2080 Union Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 356-1934

2080 Union Ave SE
1545 Keystone Ave

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Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 321-7663

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