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NPO Showcase: Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

MIEDA works to reduce the impact of eating disorders through education and prevention.

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Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Now in its third year, the Million Meal March is $30,000 away from its $238,000 goal, enough to distribute an additional 1 million meals.

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Story Matters: Tony Tomas explains importance of self-awareness

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tony Tomas shares how self-awareness can be transformative.

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Story Matters: Elida Chavez worries about safety in Heartside neighborhood

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Elida Chavez, resident of the Heartside neighborhood, shares her concerns about safety after dark.

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Story Matters: Tenaya Medawis shares what makes Grand Rapids home

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tenaya Medawis, member of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, talks with Jamie Rykse, GED and Literacy Program Coordinator at Heartside Ministry.

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Story Matters: Robert Kennedy talks about living life with mental illness

Submitted 09-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Robert Kennedy shares about how he came to the Heartside neighborhood, what his life is like with a mental illness and what his hopes are for the future.

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Hunger Action Week addresses food access, nutrition in Kent County

Submitted 09-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The annual event series turns its attention to the intersections of hunger, poverty and health, Sept. 14-20.

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Cedar Tree Birth and Wellness Center boasts first baby born in suite

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NEWS

With the completion of the birthing suite on the second floor, Cedar Tree Birth and Wellness Center saw its first birth over the holiday weekend.

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Story Matters: ZamZam Isack, Khadimala Isack discuss life in Africa, USA

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

ZamZam and Khadimala Isack, Sudanese refugees in the Grand Rapids area, explain what makes life in the USA different and what their hopes are for the future.

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NPO Showcase: MomsBloom

Submitted 08-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeling overwhelmed as a new parent or struggling with postpartum depression? MomsBloom can help.

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