Membership & Office


MWRO is a membership union dedicated to empowering its members and ensuring the economic and human rights of low income residents across Michigan. Annual dues are $30 per year. Friends of MWRO may join for $40 per year. Membership includes MDHHS and utility bill case assistance, membership meeting voting rights, leadership training, invitations to members-only events and activities, a membership card and more. We work to develop YOU as a leader and an educator to help other low income people fight for their rights and build a better life for themselves and their families. Join us today! Call MWRO for more information 313-964-2500.


MWRO Office Support

The MWRO office is located on the 4th floor of Central United Methodist Church in downtown Detroit. We are open Monday-Thursday from 11am-4pm. Members needing additional time for case assistance should call ahead for an appointment. The MWRO office is operated by a core group of member volunteers:

Gwendolyn Gaines, Office Manager and Membership Coordinator

Joseph Green, Veterans Assistance Coordinator

Marian Kramer, Case Coordinator

Tijuana Morris, Intake Assistant

Evette Mungerbey, Case Coordinator

Sylvia Orduño, Organizer

Loretta Stafford, Intake Assistant

Maureen Taylor, Case Manager

Fred Vitale, Volunteer Coordinator

Augustus Williamson, Intake Coordinator