Mission Statement Groundcover News exists to create opportunity and a voice for low-income people while taking action to end homelessness and poverty. Groundcover News, a 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in April 2010 as a means to empower low-income persons to make the transitions from homeless to housed, and from jobless to employed. Street newspapers like Groundcover News exist in … Continue reading About Us (scroll down for recent posts)
Groundcover News holiday party filled with love and joyful gratitude. by William Shakespeare (Current Vendor and GCN Writer) Groundcover News’ holiday party was a very happy occasion. More than 50 Guests attended the party at the Groundcover News office on Thursday, December 14, 2017. It was an evening with shared moments of love, joy, gratitude, kindness and … Continue reading GCN Holiday Party 2017
Gary Robinson has been selling for Groundcover News for 2 years. He grew up in Ypsilanti and found Groudcover (GCN) through a friend that was also selling for GCN. At the time he was homeless and needed something to help him get on his feet again. He soon grew to be a fast seller … Continue reading Vendor Spotlight – G.R.
At Groundcover News, we believe that it is important not only to be informed, but to actively participate in one's community. Recently added to our Community Resources page is a document containing information about your rights in the event of contact with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. This list of rights and responsibilities is … Continue reading Know Your Rights – Immigration Raids
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To read the entire interview with Jim Toy, which had to be shortened for publication in our May, 2016 issue, visit our Story Supplements page: https://groundcovernews.org/story-supplements/
Many thanks to Stevie D and the Wannabes, the Heidelberg Restaurant, the U-M Groundcover student group, the businesses who donated raffle prizes and all those who attended Friday night's fundraiser! If you couldn't make the event but would still like to help our vendors and volunteers get to the International Street Newspaper conference this Sunday, … Continue reading Thank you for your support at the Heidelberg!