Social Services

NPO Showcase: It takes a village for a child to succeed in school

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Today's show highlights the individuals who take care of our children while they are in school. Josh Baumbach, principal of West Elementary, Erika VanDyke, Community School Center from Kent School Services Network at West Elementary and Katy...

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Food Bank asks community to remember hungry during holidays

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

With only a few weeks left in what will be its second record-setting year in a row, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is asking the community to remember families in need this holiday season. “It’s painful to think that our...

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Development in Heartside - Part I: The homeless perspective

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

A collaboration between Nick Manes and Michael Tuffelmire The Heartside neighborhood has been growing out of a period of urban decay. This piece is the first of a three-part series in which Nick and I will explore what Heartside residents believe...

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