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Local fundraising association announces honorees for 2017 celebration

by (afpwestmichigan)

Submitted 10-25-2017 under NEWS

National Philanthropy Day (NPD) provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible. For thirty years the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has celebrated the endless...

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Good Neighbor Program creates more welcoming neighborhood

by (Degage Ministries)

Submitted 09-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

Being a good neighbor in the Heartside Community is not only important to Dégagé, but also to our patrons. Over three years ago, an anonymous donor saw a need in our community and initiated the Good Neighbor Program. This program continues to thrive...

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Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for West Michigan families

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Marcie Lewis and Patty McCormick of the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. Lewis and McCormick discuss the amenities that the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan provides...

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Bethany Christian Services helps refugee families adjust to life in West Michigan

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Nathan Slauer, VISTA Leader at Bethany Christian Services, discusses the current refugee crisis, the refugee resettlement efforts of the organization, and how folks in the community can get...

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Santa will take calls, tweets live tonight on GRTV

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Santa will be taking your calls and tweets live again tonight, Monday, December 19 from 6-7 PM in the GRTV studio during the annual GRTV Santa Call-In Show! Santa wants to hear from you - record a short video of you, your child, or your...

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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

by (GRTV)

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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Volunteer reading tutors help GRPS students improve reading proficiency, prepare for future success

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

High school graduation is a powerful predictor of a student's future success, and research shows that students who don't read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school without a diploma. This week...

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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network celebrating its eighth annual Leadership Awards

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-10-2016 under NEWS

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Grand Rapids is hosting its Eighth Annual Leadership Awards Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the St. Cecilia Music Center. Several awards will be given in categories such as advocacy,...

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Vocational rehabilitation, independent living resources available for veterans

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of Veteran’s Day on November 11, this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features the Veteran Peer Supports program at Disability Advocates of Kent County. DAKC’s Christine Morse discusses the program,...

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