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Catalyst Radio: The Bloom Collective to put down roots in new downtown space

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The Bloom Collective is our feature in this episode of Catalyst Radio. The Collective focuses on providing information and education to inspire radical...

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Catalyst Radio: Michigan Blood critical in supplying blood for 36 area hospitals

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-25-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we examine some of the efforts of Michigan Blood – the local nonprofit blood bank that provides for 36 hospitals...

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Pulling back the curtain on hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

A collection of paper plates hangs on the wall at United Church Outreach Ministry in Wyoming, Michigan. Each plate tells the story of an individual or family who depends on UCOM’s food pantry. Some are strikingly honest — “One of...

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School supply drive to benefit D.A. Blodgett - St. John's Home youth

by (Djkrow)

Submitted 08-07-2012 under NEWS

It’s August, meaning there is only one short month until Labor Day-- and back to school. With the sadness of summer ending also comes the excitement of school starting. For some West Michigan youth, however, it can be a difficult transition,...

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Camp O'Malley donors break 
ground for new cabin


by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Spring has arrived and preparations are underway to get Camp O’Malley ready for a fun-filled summer of campers. Camp O’Malley is growing and must keep up by building a new cabin to bring the camp up to capacity. Generous donors Jeff and...

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ALDI opens new store and gives back to Grand Rapids

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 09-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Tuesday, September 13, 2011, ALDI will offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer opens a new location in Grand Rapids at 3101 Knapp Street NE. Known for its premium ALDI select brands, ALDI...

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[MIDTOWN] Donation yoga on the Green every Wednesday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amber Zidarevich Kilpatrick wears many hats. She is the community organizer for Eastown Community Association, a Midtown Neighborhood Association board member, an instructor at Seva Yoga, a wife and a mother to a 10-month old. Since May, Amber has...

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A creative way to increase your return this tax season

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI: Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm recently signed an extension to continue the tax credit for vehicles donated to charitable organizations. This tax credit is incentive for people to donate their motorized vehicles to local...

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52 GR area nonprofits participate in Chase Community Giving

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 11-25-2009 under NEWS

The mantra of social media marketing could very well be "be human." Equipped with Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts, corporations, businesses and nonprofit organizations have been using these tools to foster more personable...

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