Sunday Aug 31


Compassion This Way is a federally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving the greater Grand Rapids community.

The key to Compassion This Way's proven success is the ability to bring together stakeholders in making a difference. We work to leverage the resources of
  • concerned citizens
  • local schools
  • local government
  • law enforcement
  • local businesses
  • neighborhood associations
  • residents
  • local churches
  • faith based organizations
to make a sustainable positive change in the urban neighborhoods we serve.


adopt-a-block-for-a-better-communityThe heartbeat of Compassion This Way is a ministry called Adopt-a-Block. We serve our community in the spirit of the Gospel by building relationships and meeting physical and spiritual needs of families resulting in transformed lives and restored neighborhoods.

We are a consistent presence in the neighborhoods we serve. We minister door to door by showing the love and compassion of Jesus in practical ways.

Special events are held throughout the year to connect the community
  • Block parties
  • Ladies makeover days
  • Neighborhood clean-ups
  • Christmas events
  • Family Photo days
  • Christmas events, and much more

Donation Campaign

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Why we do what we do

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Nurturing Youth
Listen and Affirm
For our Future
Respecting Community
Improve Value of Education

Our Core Values

  • Seeking and building meaningful relationships
  • Serving with compassion
  • Valuing the poor and underserved
  • Respecting all people
  • Advocating racial reconciliation
  • Being commited to teamwork

Upcoming Events

Sat Sep 06 @05:00PM - 06:30PM
TLC Church