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Food Bank partners with schools to solve childhood hunger

Submitted 05-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan is teaming up with GRPS and others to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to high-need schools.

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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Grand Rapids letter carriers to Stamp Out Hunger May 9

Submitted 05-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids' letter carriers are asking the community to take part in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this Saturday.

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Artists Creating Together prepares for 29th annual Festival Day

Submitted 05-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together to host their 29th annual Festival Day for students with disabilities in Grand Rapids.

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Local landscape painter Overvoorde to host art sale for hunger relief

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

Chris Stoffel Overvoorde will sell paintings and drawings at his home and studio April 24 and 25.

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Hunger rate rises in West Michigan, Upper Peninsula according to new report

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap report concluded that 49 million Americans struggled with hunger in 2013, including one in seven people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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Artists Creating Together ACTion ArtPrize Winners Announced

Submitted 03-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nonprofit, Artists Creating Together, announced the winners of the ACTion Art Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The selected winners, chosen by a juried vote, won a cash prize and will be entered into ArtPrize 2015. A People's Choice Award was also chosen by the public.

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Amore Trattoria to support citizen journalism with one-night special menu

Submitted 03-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On March 18, Amore Trattoria will host the spring Rapidian Night Out at 6:30 p.m. A generous portion of every ticket goes to supporting The Rapidian.

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Catalyst Radio: North Kent Community Services helps rural area residents with basic life needs

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NEWS

NKCS provides services such as food and clothing pantries, meals delivery to shut-in senior citizens, and tax preparation assistance, with the goal of leading those in need toward self-sufficiency.

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Feeding America West Michigan to expand fresh food distributions with CSX, Conservation Fund grant

Submitted 02-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Ten charitable organizations are getting funding to increase the availability of healthy foods in high-need communities.

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