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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

To publish on behalf of your organization, sign up here for an NPO account and gain access to The Rapidian's NPO self-publishing tools.

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Mayor Heartwell answers citizen questions live on City Connection

Submitted 03-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Heartwell answered questions from local citizens, live, on Monday night's show aired on GRTV and live-streamed here on The Rapidian. He answered questions like one from Rapidian intern Maddie Forshee about city provisions for its homeless population during these record cold months.

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Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success

Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.

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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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Spice up your spring: Never too early to think spring

Submitted 02-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Spice up Your Spring is a fundraiser for Tomorrow’s Child, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to prevent infant death and support those affected by it.

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Navigating the infertility journey: One-night informational event planned for March 12

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Join us for a one-night event showcasing stories and art of infertile couples and an opportunity to learn more about the adoption process.

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Chef Zack Sklar to open Social Kitchen & Bar at Downtown Market

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

The new restaurant, featuring a casual ambiance with refined comfort food, is expected to change with the seasons by utilizing vendors from our Farmers Market and indoor Market Hall. Watch for a grand opening at the end of the summer.

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DisArt to train volunteers, staff on reporting about disability

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Leaders of the festival will be training volunteers and reporters on topics such as disability politics, best practices in terms of language and perceptions, stigmas and stereotypes. Join us for this free training on Thursday night to get ready to report well.

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DisArt meets Art.Downtown.

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

To build awareness around the Year of Arts + Access and the DisArt Festival, Art.Downtown. will showcase Disabled artists in several accessible locations.

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Story Matters: Alex Bullock recalls neighborhood support on West Side

Submitted 02-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Alex Bullock remembers the challenges he and others faced in his community and the ways in which neighbors cared for each other.

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Story Matters: Jackie Konyndyk describes changes in her West Side neighborhood

Submitted 02-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jackie Konyndyk talks about the stores that have left her neighborhood and what she would like to see for the future of her community.

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