Eat Local and Help End Homelessness During 'Housing Matters'

From Sunday, November 2 – Saturday, November 8, the Lakeshore Housing Alliance is sponsoring 'Housing Matters,' an event to raise money for homelessness prevention initiatives in Ottawa County. During the week of November 2, community members are invited to add a dollar to their meal bill at participating restaurants. Participating restaurants include: Hops at 84 East, New Holland Brewing Company, 8th Street Grille, Salt and Pepper, Margaritas, The Biscuit, deBoer Bakkerij, and JK’s Bakehouse & Deli. All proceeds go to the Lakeshore Housing Alliance.

'Housing Matters' is sponsored by the Lakeshore Housing Alliance, in partnership with area restaurants, Greater Ottawa County United Way and our sponsors: Keller Williams Lakeshore (Roof Sponsor); Gentex Corporation and West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors (Brick Sponsors); Fenn Valley, MVP Athletic Club, Meijer, The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse, Bodhi Tree, Girlfriends Fit Club, Star Theater, Grand Rapids Griffins, BAM and the Holland Symphony Orchestra (Incentive Sponsors).

The Lakeshore Housing Alliance is a collaboration of human service agencies, community members and local businesses dedicated to identifying needs, developing a vision, encouraging coordination of responses, and advocating for safe, accessible, affordable housing and services in the Ottawa County Area. For more info, contact Lyn Raymond at or call (616) 396-7811 x 213.