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Feeding America West Michigan distributes 400 millionth pound of food

Submitted 04-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids-area food bank passes a milestone in West Michigan hunger relief.


Clothing startup sends 2,900 meals to local families

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

Live. Love. Michigan. supports local nonprofits by designing and selling apparel.


Hope on their sleeves: clothing startup believes in Michigan's resilience

Submitted 03-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Driven by a passion for design and a fierce loyalty to their home state, Live. Love. Michigan. strives to make it in the clothing business and bring Michigan up with them.


Rediscovering Merze Tate: A remarkable African-American woman who grew up in our own backyard

Submitted 03-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Discover how an African-America girl growing up in rural Michigan during the early 1900s overcame hurdles to achieve phenomenal success as an educator, world traveler and more -- an amazing story almost lost in the dusty archives at WMU.


Women at the Bar: Grand Rapids Attorneys in the 1870s - 1970s

Submitted 03-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Learn about the pioneering female attorneys in Grand Rapids who were among the first to venture into the male-dominated legal profession in a presentation March 13 by GVSU professor Ruth Stevens.


Hunger in uniform: JROTC cadets overcoming food insecurity

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Students at Innovation Central High School are helping classmates and their own families beat hunger.


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Terra GR donates 488 meals through Cool Brews, Hot Eats

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

The donation will send food to people in need in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.


Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

T.G.I. Friday's of Kentwood will showcase its bartenders' skills in support of Feeding America West Michigan.


Winter Beer Festival celebrates ninth year of Michigan brewery pride

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Michigan Brewer's Guild held the ninth annual Winter Beer Festival this Saturday to another sold out crowd.