External Press

News about Dwelling Place that has appeared in the Grand Rapids Press and elsewhere.

"Employment grants create jobs for 350 low-income youth this summer"

Dwelling Place is hosting one of these youth employees in partnership with Steepletown Neighborhood Services! He will be working and learning skills in the areas of urban landscaping and community gardening!

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded grants totaling $354,600 to local nonprofit groups that created jobs for 350 low-income youth this summer.

"Retired Steelcase chairman, philanthropist Peter Wege dies at 94"

Thank you to Peter Wege and the Wege Foundation for all you have done in our community and for Dwelling Place throughout the years! Read this article from MLive to learn more about Peter Wege's life and dedication to the environment and our community.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Peter Melvin Wege loved giving away his money.

And give it away he did — millions of dollars in grants large and small — a fortune he had amassed as the former chairman and largest stockholder of Steelcase, Inc., the office furniture company his father founded.

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