The Rapidian

Lead Poisoning

Our Kitchen Table awarded $75,000 grant to address child lead exposure through gardening

by (OKT)

Submitted 10-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) awarded Our Kitchen Table (OKT) a 2018 Child Lead Exposure Elimination Innovation Grant in the amount of $75,000.00. OKT is leveraging the funding to reduce the likelihood of lead...

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The Healthy Homes Coalition works to keep children's housing safe

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Asthma is a common, chronic condition in our community, affecting 1 of out 10 kids in Grand Rapids. While asthma is partially caused by genetics, environmental factors in your home can also trigger asthma. “If the air in that house where the...

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Avelycia Ortiz comparte de como el envenenamiento por plomo le afectó

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés Construimos comunidad cuando compartimos nuestras historias – si son de una memoria, una experiencia o solamente diciendo lo que pensamos es bueno de este lugar. El proyecto de...

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Story Matters: Avelycia Ortiz shares how lead poisoning impacted her

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is...

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

by (Healthy Homes C...)

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

October 19 - 25, 2014, is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. You’re probably asking yourself, “Is lead still a problem?” The short answer is yes, but it’s important to note that today’s concern is not the same...

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