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.

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Community Impact

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

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Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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1545 Keystone Ave

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Lansing, MI 48911
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News

Carrying Burdens
By Susan Hand, "Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ." Galatians 6:2 What are some of the burdens you may need help bearing? Do you feel you have more than a person could carry without some help? Is your heart heavy with some kind... Read More
Remembering Religion
By Peggy Burns, There is nothing like driving down the road, with the windows open and smelling pine trees. Every time I smell pine trees, it brings back memories of summer vacations driving to Iron Mountain MI, from Nebraska. In visiting with the elderly, no matter what, if I start to say... Read More
Olympian Frances Jones Shares Memories
By Lynn Golodner,  Frances Jones, resident of Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills, led her Lansing Sea Sprites synchronized swimming teams to the 1960 and 1964 Olympics to demonstrate the art and the sport of synchronized swimming decades before it was recognized as an... Read More
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