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Michigan still has $500 million in unspent rental assistance grants as eviction moratorium expires

DETROIT – The nationwide moratorium on evictions expires at midnight Saturday, putting millions of Americans at risk, after Congress failed to extend it. In April, Michigan introduced the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance program, which helps tenants and landlords with financial aid. Michigan still has about $500 million in unspent rental assistance grants.
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Michigan kosher pantry serves over 1M pounds of food a year

BERKLEY, Mich. (AP) — Founded in 1990 as a response to the lack of support for Jewish families struggling with food insecurity, the pantry serves nearly 1 million pounds of food each year to metro Detroit families in need. And the need is great. “One in 20 Jewish families are...
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Passing the Mic: Sikh Society of West Michigan's Rishi Singh answers, "What does your faith do to address your members' suffering?"

Ven. Yong Su Mark Hepper, Mahayana Buddhist practitioner and Teaching Monk at the Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple, previously asked Grand Rapids faith communities:. "What does your faith, your religion, do to specifically address your members’ suffering?" Rishi Singh, Sikh practitioner and interfaith outreach officer for the Sikh Society of West...
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Southwest Michigan thrift stores seeing sharp increase in donations

NILES — Clothes are flying onto the shelves of resale stores across the country, and southwest Michigan is no different. In southwest Michigan and beyond, thrift and resale stores have seen a dramatic increase in donations in recent months. According to Darlene Barrier, floor supervisor at Niles Goodwill, 918 Silverbrook...