people we help

No Goal is Out of Reach

Journey to Recovery Supported by United Way Programs Between laughter and tears…


Turning the Table on Tragedy

“We came to the Grand Rapids area about seven years ago to escape.  To hide…


Moving Forward

Today, Suli Furman and her husband Travis live in their busy home in Grand…


Campus Life Sparks Faith and Hope

When Liz Maki joined the Deer River Campus Life program back in high school,…


Adult Day Stay Gives Sense of Purpose, Community

Joey Jacobson of Bigfork knew her mother Marie needed a little extra help. She…


From Rough Beginnings to Rays of Hope: How Mentoring Changed Chelsi's Story

Chelsi Drobnick could have been just another casualty of poverty and crime.…