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Story Matters: Naveah shares her one wish for her future

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Kiaeem shares his one wish for his family

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Officer Mike Harris explains his work at Boys and Girls Club

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Dymond talks about day at school

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Jania speaks about future choices

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of GR gain new faces to send them further

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

With 2012 in full swing and new projects underway such as the addition of the Philip I. Club location, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grands Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) is excited to add five new names to their Board of Directors roster. The...

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Mayra Cardenas earns Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recently, three local teens from the Seidman and Steil Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids competed in the 2011-2012 Youth of the Year competition held at Fifth Third Bank’s Gillett Auditorium. Held annually, this competition recognizes...

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Amway brings Miss America 2011 to Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

  While many people and businesses are feeling the effects of various budget cuts and financial setbacks, community-focused companies such as Amway continue to make a difference where it truly matters.  On March 17th, Amway brought Miss...

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20 years of true dedication, a thank you to Lee Scott

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

The commitment of one individual often makes all the difference, and Mr. Lee Scott, was one man whose efforts helped keep Grand Rapids’ youth in a safe and positive place for two decades.   After almost 20 years of service to Boys & Girls...

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JCPenney awards $7,500 grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

During the 2010-2011 school year, more Grand Rapids students will be participating in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth­­­­ afterschool program thanks in part to an access grant made possible by JCPenney Afterschool. The...

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