• How Housing Changed My Life: A rally and storytelling event. Part of the National Housing Week of Action, "Our Homes, Our Voices." In the face of potential devastating cuts to the HUD budget, our members of congress need to hear from real Michiganians who have been aided by programs funded by the federal budget. All people deserve an affordable home, and no one should be forced to give up food or basic healthcare to keep a roof over their heads. We need to call for greater federal investment in affordable homes and community development and show how we, as everyday people who live and work in Michigan, could be impacted by such drastic cuts to the housing budget. Click here to view this event on Facebook.

    July 26, 12-1:30 PM
    State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

    MCAH is currently seeking storytellers for this event. If you have experienced homelessness or have been at-risk of experiencing homelessness and would like to participate, please contact Laurel Burchfield at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 517-853-3894.

How Housing Changed My Life Event FB post


  • Michigan Health and Hygiene Donation Drive for the Homeless: Donation drives are not a solution for homelessness but an opportunity to provide aid to people, to raise awareness in our communities, and to combat the stigma associated with it. We were able to collect and distribute over 84,000 health and hygiene items to those at-risk or already experiencing homelessness. THANK YOU for your participation in this initiative and for the work you do on behalf of vulnerable populations of Michigan residents. Our partnership with Support the Girls, corporate donation from LOLA Tampons, and our friendship with Helping Women Period has a profound impact on our process and on our success.


Have you missed a previous webinar? MCAH records all of our broadcasts, including our most recent webinar, Building a Community Collaborative: HandUp Detroit's Use of Crowdfunding to Create New PartnershipsCheck us out on Vimeo for full access to our recorded webinars, or click here for a complete list including all accompanying handouts.


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All internships will be posted on Handshake, so keep an eye out.

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                     Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness  |  15851 S.Old U.S. 27, Building 30, Suite 315 Lansing, MI 48906  |  Phone:  (517) 485-6536  |  Fax:  (517) 485-6682