Nonprofits aim to build new health clinic near Kentwood

GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two nonprofit organizations are teaming up to bring a new health clinic to Kent County families in need.

Streams of Hope and Catherine’s Health Center officially launched public fundraising for their Healthy Starts Here campaign Tuesday.

The groups’ goal: raise $1.8 million to build a health clinic on the Streams of Hope campus at 60th Street SE just east of S. Division Avenue in Gaines Township. Catherine’s Health Center will run and staff the 7,500-square-foot facility, which is expected to provide vision, dental and medical care to hundreds of low-income families each year.

The building

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