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Feeding America West Michigan celebrates fourth record year

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

In 2016, Feeding America West Michigan distributed more food than ever before. The nonprofit hunger relief organization, based in Comstock Park, provided 28.9 million pounds of food and household goods to its network of food pantries, soup kitchens...

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At NECM, healthy food is a universal language

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Comida, pagkain, or chakula: No matter how you say it, food is something we all need, and North End Community Ministry (NECM) is working hard to make sure language is not a barrier to putting a healthy meal on the table. Amy...

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Learn diabetes symptoms, prevention tips from the American Diabetes Association - West Michigan

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Kevin Yeomans of the American Diabetes Association – West Michigan discusses symptoms of diabetes, what you can do to prevent, delay, and manage the disease, and the resources...

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Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan provides support, resources for children with Down syndrome and their families

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Submitted 12-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, April Sawhill, Executive Director, and Lindsey Kloeckner, Parent Member, discuss the resources available through the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM), the Early Stages...

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UCOM brings healthy, local food to Wyoming community

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

United Church Outreach Ministry is doing more than just fighting hunger in their Wyoming community. They’re on a mission to help their neighbors build healthy lifestyles, starting with the food they eat. Program director Shawn Keener has been...

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New website provides centralized information, resources for people with addiction

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Brian Keeley of the Grand Rapids Red Project discusses MIREcovery.info, a one-stop website that provides information on services for people with addiction and their loved ones. The new...

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Emmanuel Hospice asks the question, "How do you want to live?'

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Sara Lowe, Executive Director at Emmanuel Hospice, discusses common misconceptions about hospice care and explains Emmanuel's unique model of care. Emmanuel Hospice is an interfaith,...

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Food Bank explains why Blue Bridge is orange

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

If you’re in downtown Grand Rapids between Aug. 29 and Sept. 2, you may notice something a little different about the iconic Blue Bridge spanning the Grand River. The City of Grand Rapids will be turning its lights orange, the color of hunger...

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“Healthy U” Lecture: Enhance Your Health at Any Age

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 07-27-2016 under

On Monday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m., Dr. Piyush Bhatnagar will present “Healthy Bites,” a free lecture at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located at 2510 Lake Michigan Dr...

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A Memorial Day your health will remember

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

One of the top three cook-out days of the year, Memorial Day is a day to celebrate outdoors with family, food and friends. You can make your celebration fun AND Healthy by making a few simple choices. Preparing simple, tasty picnic fare from home is...

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