volunteers spreading mulch as part of a Campau Commons clean-up project

Become a Grand Rapids Housing Commission Donor or Volunteer!

Make a Difference

children and teen volunteers playing 'duck, duck, goose'
Volunteers play “duck, duck, goose” with Creston Plaza Apartments children.

The Grand Rapids Housing Commission (GRHC) relies on local businesses, community agencies, and individual donors and volunteers to offer a wide range of supportive services to the low-income families we serve.

Volunteer opportunities vary by facility and may include:

Calling All Artists!

female artist with framed graphite drawing
An artist shows her work at the 2nd Annual Mount Mercy Apartments “Art Fest.”

The GRHC offers artists and artisans volunteer opportunities through a unique arts initiative at our Mount Mercy Apartments retirement community. “Art at the Mount” is an intergenerational art program that brings the Grand Rapids creative community and Mount Mercy residents together to explore various forms of artistic expression.

We are interested in working with professionals and skilled amateurs engaged in a wide variety of artistic, musical and performance endeavors. Examples of the types of activities Art at the Mount brings to our senior residents include:

Click “Art at The Mount” to view more information about this exciting volunteer opportunity.


Thank you for your support of our residents and agency!

Assist Homeless Families

man painting an interior wall
A volunteer paints a kitchen at the Hope Community Service Center.

The GRHC has an ongoing need for donations of food and paper products to stock resident food pantries and for donations in support of Hope Community, a transitional housing program that serves homeless women and children.

Hope Community needs furniture, kitchen/bath household items, cleaning supplies, linens, baby care items and other necessities—click Hope Community Wish List to view the specific items needed as well as a list of volunteer opportunities at Hope Community.

How to Donate or Connect with Volunteer Opportunities...

If you or your organization are able to donate time and talent, goods or services in support of GRHC residents and programs, please call the facilities you wish to assist:

Grand Rapids Southeast
GRHC Administrative Office: 616.235.2600
Adams Park Apartments: 616.235.2865

Grand Rapids Southwest
Campau Commons Apartments: 616.235.2879
Hope Community: 616.235.2893

Grand Rapids Northwest
Mount Mercy Apartments: 616.235.2843

Grand Rapids Northeast
Creston Plaza Apartments: 616.235.2887
Leonard Terrace Apartments: 616.235.2890

Grand Rapids Downtown
Ransom Tower Apartments: 616.235.2881