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Catalyst Radio: Lutheran Social Services working for families, children, seniors

Submitted 10-16-2014 under NEWS

LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Oct. 13, the brewery will donate 25 percent of all sales to Feeding America West Michigan.

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Public responds to discussion of art, disability

Submitted 10-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

[VIDEO] Right after watching the Critical Discourse discussion of disability and art, these respondents stopped to share their own insights and learning. Each night, response stations will be available for the public to share their opinions.

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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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