Google chips in $1M for homeless services at Trinity UMC in Mountain View

July 25, 2018

New facility at Hope's Corner will provide case management, food, showers and job training

By Kevin Forestieri / Mountain View Voice 

Ambitious plans to transform Trinity United Methodist Church into a hub for homeless services will move forward next month, thanks in large part to a $1 million contribution from Mountain View's largest tech company. Google officials announced the company's major financial support, which had been in the works for close to a year and kept secret until this week, during a celebration inside the church sanctuary at the corner of Hope and Mercy streets Tuesday morning, July 24. The funding adds the final key piece to a $2 million plan to offer a cold weather shelter, on-site meal preparation, showers, case management services and job training all under one roof. (Read more)