GR non-profit gets homeless men off streets by Christmas

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — At Exodus Place in Grand Rapids, CEO Robb Munger calls their work a “hand-up” not a hand-out.

The goal is to give homeless men not only a place to stay, but the tools to get their lives back.

"They're actually coming in and cleaning, helping in the clothing room, helping in the kitchen," Munger explained Monday. 

While Exodus Place helps some 100 men at a given time, this holiday they wanted to do more.

Two foundations donated money to help the non-profit bring in more people in need and provide temporary housing through January — for free.

The goal was set: get 34 guys off the streets by Christmas.

And they've shattered that, now welcoming in more than 50

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