Basic Needs

Providing necessities such as food, emergency shelter and clothing.


  •  Relief to victims of disasters
  • Safe affordable housing
  • Emergency shelter
  • Transitional housing
  • Food for the hungry through pantries and meal programs
The following basic needs programs were funded: 

Janzen House 226-2271
Basic Needs: Provides housing, food, support and guidance to meet individual needs and goals of homeless in Marquette County in an adequate, safe, alcohol and drug free environment.
Marquette County Habitat for Humanity 228-3578
20 Years of Building Dreams: Using donations of money, materials and labor, MCHFH and low-income families build and rehabilitate homes which are purchased by the families via no-interest mortgages.
Lutheran Social Services   226-7040
Welcome Home Program: Provides housing assistance and support services to homeless individuals and families including but not limited to rental assistance,
transportation and access to basic needs.