Downtown Market hosting annual Small Plates, Big Impact fundraiser on October 11

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is once again hosting its annual fall fundraiser for the Downtown Market Education Foundation on October 11, 2018 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. The “Small Plates, Big Impact” fundraiser, benefiting the Downtown...

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Grand Rapids Community College celebrates 10th annual Creating Connections Breakfast

by (Melody Sheridan)

Submitted 02-16-2018 under NEWS

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, Grand Rapids Community College brought scholarship donors and recipients together through their 10th annual Creating Connections Breakfast. While enjoying eggs, bacon, and other delicious morsels prepared by GRCC...

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Read n' Give 2014: Simple but powerful

by (The LEAGUE Michigan)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Seuss once said, "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go".  Across the nation, the month of March is a month to celebrate reading and the need to improve literacy....

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Ethical responsibility to panhandlers

by (bjr25)

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS

  Bracing against the frigid wind, a grungy-looking man stands with a sign stating, “Anything helps. God Bless.” He has a lean, hungry look about him and is shivering in the cold. But should you give him money? “The Bible...

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Wayne Squires warns against potential dangers of holiday charity

by (Ryan Hagerman)

Submitted 12-14-2012 under NEWS

Winter holidays bring out good feelings of cheer and charity. But what if giving to charity is actually not as beneficial as we think? Wayne Squires, head of Partners in Neighborhood Transformation, believes that holiday charity does not do all it...

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What the Truck supports local youth programs

by (Steff)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“Tacos!” “Chinese food!” “Ice cream!” The lunch menu suggestions from students at the Cook Arts Center’s summer program were not surprising: when you ask kids what they want to eat responses like these are...

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UICA: A Brilliant Investment

by (KCAD)

Submitted 12-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

A recent Gallup poll reports that the number one reason people become attached to a community is “openness.” For a region to prosper it must embrace people and ideas that are different. This belief is at the core of UICA. Every day we help our...

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More than just a Thanksgiving meal thanks to Saint Stephens

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NONPROFITS

Article written by Sara Schneider It is about having a family. It is about stuffing empty tummies to the brim. It is about giving, and last Tuesday, Saint Stephens Church gave Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids the perfect definition of...

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Change A Child's Life This Christmas!

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 11-20-2009 under NONPROFITS

Written By: Carrie Lyzenga, Special Events Coordinator & Marketing/PR Manager   D.A. Blodgett for Children has a wonderful opportunity and an important need to provide Christmas gifts to our community’s most fragile children. Many of...

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