The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Mission: To assist individuals to overcome the barriers causing homelessness. Vision: That every individual and family have a safe, decent, affordable place to live.
The Goodwill Inn Homeless Shelter is owned and operated by Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan, Inc., and is the largest general population homeless shelter in Northern Michigan. The Inn has been in operation since 1979 and serves single men, single women, and families with children. Services include emergency shelter, prepared meals, clothing vouchers, assistance with transportation, housing placement services, children's services, employment and vocational case management, and budgeting and savings plan services. The Inn also serves as a food pantry for those in the community in need. The Inn has an 85-bed capacity.