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The Power of One: How local nonprofit has grown into a powerhouse of local grassroots philanthropy

by (snicklefritz2112)

Submitted 09-04-2019 under NEWS

It started with that still small voice. “A calling of the heart,” as Sharon Stianson, co-founder of Women Who Care of Kent County  (WWCKC) describes it. After raising a family and making a successful career in interior design,...

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Catalyst Radio: Ebony Road Players named beneficiary of Monday's [email protected] Concert

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A new [email protected] Wealthy concert series kicks off on Monday evening, Sept. 8, with Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Toure. Each concert in the series...

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Black theatre group creates safe space to explore race

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Edye Evans Hyde knows Grand Rapids is missing something crucial in its theatre community. This is why she recently started the Ebony Road Players, a nonprofit black theatre troupe that focuses on racial issues. The company took to the stage at...

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