Steven DePolo

Ida Benson

Steven joined Covenant House Michigan in 2020 as Director of Development for the Grand Rapids Campus. His team is responsible for cultivating financial and in-kind support in West Michigan. He has a 25+ year career in fundraising in New York City and Grand Rapids with a focus on corporate and foundation giving. He previously served as director of foundation giving for …

Y’vonne R. McGhee, PHR

Ida Benson

Y’vonne is an accomplished and innovative human resources visionary with over 19 years of experience across multiple industries delivering comprehensive HR services. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Cleary University, and holds a certificate as a Professional in Human Resources. Most recently she served as a member of the senior leadership team in her role as the …

Ida Benson

Ida Benson

Ida Benson joined Covenant House Michigan as the Director of Development and Communications in 2017. Her team is responsible for all fundraising and communications statewide including direct response, special events, individual  and planned giving, grants, corporate giving, volunteer management and gifts-in-kind. Ms. Benson comes to CHM with over 25 years success in major giving, capital campaigns, marketing, team building and …

Gerald J. Piro

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Gerry cares deeply about the homeless youth population as he has devoted his entire professional career to a ministry of service and advocacy for those who are those in need with little or no resources available to them. As the Executive Director for Covenant House Michigan, he leads local efforts of the largest homeless youth organization in North and Latin …

Jeff Coffey

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Jeff Coffey has served at Covenant House Michigan for over seven years. In his current role as Director of Property Management and Auxiliary Services, he handles all aspects of the Covenant House Michigan-owned buildings in the Detroit and Grand Rapids area.  He is responsible for all facility construction projects, building maintenance, oversees city & state licensing/code compliance, purchasing, campus security, …

Cynthia Adams

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Cynthia Adams, Associate Executive Director, began working for Covenant House Michigan over 20 years ago. When Covenant House opened in Michigan in 1997, she developed programming for the agency that started with Community Service Centers, an Outreach program and a Job Development Center. Ms. Adams also developed the current residential programs (Caritas Center and the Rights of Passage Transitional Living …