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Being homeless: Finding hope in the search of a home

Jason came to Lansing to help a friend and ended up needing to help himself because of his struggle with being homeless.  He made the move to help his friend back in 2017, supporting his new roommate until the living arrangement became too chaotic. Left feeling sick because of his environment, Jason found himself homeless and adrift.  “Being homeless is like being lost in space,” he said. “You don't know where to go or what to do; it's scary.” Jason bounced from shelter to shelter, until earlier this year when he landed at Homeless Angels, a street-based outreach organization in Lansing. While there, he’s also received support from programs at Holy Cross Services’ New Hope Community Center. (more…)

Gebrelle finds understanding and a new path at Holy Cross

Gebrelle had dropped out of the eighth grade and felt like he was nothing more than a lost cause. “I was doing a bunch of stuff I wasn’t supposed to do,” admitted the teen, who struggled in school and had fallen behind. Gebrelle, who thought he never had a chance, said he found one when he arrived at Holy Cross Services. The organization offered him something so many teens in troubled situations say they need: understanding. “There’s people here that I can relate to,” he said. “They’ve been through stuff that I did.” (more…)

Holy Cross Supports Michigan Youth

In support of Child Abuse Prevention Month, we at Holy Cross are sharing stories and honoring our valued employees who work tirelessly to support Michigan youth in our great communities. Cathy Wells could still feel the stinging from eye surgery as she drove across Saginaw, Mich. to help one of her clients secure his first apartment. (more…)
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Record-high Fundraising Night for Lansing New Hope Community Center

LANSING, MI—February 28, 2019–Over $546,000 was raised and celebrated this past Wednesday at the annual Homeless No More fundraising event that benefits homeless veterans, children and adults at New Hope Community Center in Lansing, Michigan. This was an all-time high amount for the non-profit agency. (more…)
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Bradley Tucker named Human Resource Director for Holy Cross Services

SAGINAW, MI—February 8, 2019– Holy Cross Services (HCS) recently named Bradley Tucker Director of Human Resource. In this new position, he will be responsible for developing and maintaining the overall Human Resource strategy for HCS, one of the largest providers of human services to Michigan’s most vulnerable. (more…)