Groundcover is a monthly newspaper by and about the homeless. It is sold on the streets of Ann Arbor.

In the news

New vendors receive their first 10 papers for free, then, if they choose, they can buy more papers for 25 cents each, said publisher and managing director Susan Beckett. Any money a vendor makes selling the papers is his to keep.

Toledo version

Funding organization

1Matters provided start-up funding for two street papers to provide employment and autonomy, Toledo Streets in 2009, and this year Ground Cover in Ann Arbor, MI."


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