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Ethics and Religion Talk: When is it OK to Solicit Charity?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-13-2019 under OPINION

Ethics and Religion Talk is seeking one or two liberal-leaning Protestant panelists. Interested clergy, please contact me at [email protected] Barry asks, “My grandmother, my father and two brothers have all experienced dementia...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What to do about those who don't give enough?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Ethan P. writes, “While all religious institutions are spiritual and charitable in nature, in order to survive and serve their mission they do need to balance their income and expenses. Which generally means that members must help support the...

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Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan. The evening includes dinner, an auction, awards presentation, and keynote speaker. This year our...

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Food bank invites community to receive food for the holidays

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Dec. 22, Feeding America West Michigan will open its doors to community members who need a little extra food this holiday season. Food for the Holidays will begin at 2:30 p.m. and conclude at 4. Guests are asked to arrive no earlier...

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SpartanNash Food Collection

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 09-14-2016 under

Volunteers will be stationed at Kent County Family Fare and D&W stores to encourage donations of healthy food items from customers. Volunteer with us or shop at your local SpartanNash store to support this collection. For more...

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. I would know. Sales are my weakness. At Christmas, my family and I wrap the receipts with our...

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Nonprofit sustainability in West Michigan

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here in Grand Rapids, and extending throughout West Michigan, we’re known for our many nonprofit organizations and our culture of philanthropy. From services for those in need, to organizations that support the arts, from nonprofits that...

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"Spring Has Spring" Bicycle Donation Drive and Cookout

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 04-25-2016 under

Boston Square Community Bikes needs your bicycle donations to support our work including DIY bike workspace, educational programs in local schools, and low cost bikes for those that need transportation. Donate your bike at our cookout on Saturday,...

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Overwhelmed by medical bills, family finds help at food pantry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nate and Roxann McNinch have been together for eight years. They have three beautiful children, a nice house and a steady income. But when unexpected medical bills came their way, they struggled to cope. It got to the point where they worried about...

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115,000 meals donated on #GivingTuesday

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

“Incredible.” That’s how Feeding America West Michigan CEO Ken Estelle describes the response to his organization’s #GivingTuesday appeal. In the five-day online campaign that culminated yesterday, a total of $18,682 was...

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