Basic Needs

Everyone deserves access to opportunities so they can lead their best lives, yet across Michigan, 40 percent of households struggle to afford basic necessities like housing, child care, food, health care and transportation.

Our Solution

As the leading grant-maker for the regional safety net, we specialize in connecting people to the services and resources they need to emerge from crisis to achieve stability. By implementing a common measurement tool with our community partners, we target the top needs of Southeast Michigan with our partners to make the biggest impact.

Our Strategies



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