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Find recent stories from ICCF Community Homes on our path towards housing justice.

Recent Newsletters

Blessings Along the Journey to Home

I need a home. Tina had the thought while holding her newborn son, dreaming about a future place they could call home. She was exhausted by keeping up with rising costs of rent and difficult landlords. As a single mom, she wondered if she could ever afford to become a homeowner.  Tina came to Grand […]

Read Post Apr 27, 2024

“I’m Not Worried Anymore”: Claudia’s Story

“I’m not worried anymore. I’m not scared anymore.” These are the words of Claudia, who has experienced LIFE’s many ups and downs. She finally found a safe home at ICCF’s Southgate Senior Living Community in her 70s. Born in Georgia, Claudia has lived in Grand Rapids since 1998 and fell on hard times around the […]

Read Post Nov 29, 2023

Back to School Celebration

324 neighbors attended our back-to-school event last month, including more than 200 kids! We were able to meet many of our residents & neighbors and give away free school supply packs with notebooks, pens, pencils, pencil cases, folders, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. Are you looking for ways to give back with ICCF Community Homes? Find ways […]

Read Post Sep 10, 2023

Meeting the Need Requires Urgency and Endurance

The lack of affordable houses and apartments in our area has become a real ordeal for individuals and families of all income levels. But for those whose incomes are limited, finding something decent and affordable has become a problem of crisis proportions! Reasonably-priced suitable housing means so much more than a roof for the night, […]

Read Post Apr 20, 2023
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