ServeGR website connects Rapidians with volunteer opportunities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

ServeGR is an accessible website to find volunteer opportuniteis in the Grand Rapids area. It is a an easily accessible website that allows a future volunteer to choose what they are interested in doing and time frame. Each organization in ServeGR...

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Father's Day Electronics Recycling Event at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 05-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

Are you looking for a fun way to give back to your community with dad? Do you have an interest in technology or protecting the environment? Comprenew is inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling and learn more about the hazards...

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Crash's Landing & Big Sid's Sanctuary - An organization with a heart

by (kornoelr)

Submitted 03-29-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

“It means everything to me.” These were the resounding words that were expressed by Sara Youngman, Sharon Wylie, and Sarah Klawiter. Three out of over 200 volunteers at Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary. They were...

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This season of giving: Is the act of freely giving respectful to the poor?

by (victseng)

Submitted 11-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Imagine if you are unable to provide for your family and just received a large amount of donated items? How would you feel? "Blessed" maybe a common answer a lot of us would provide - why shouldn't we? But in reality, a large number of...

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Regenerating forests for healthy wildlife habitats

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 11-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

“The Grouse Machine” serves “The King” – and in the process, various habitants of Michigan’s forests benefit. The machine is a Caterpillar skid steer with a forestry-mulching head that the Ruffed Grouse Society...

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Diverse group has common cause: Restoring pheasants in Michigan

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Merlin acts like a puppy again. Nose to the ground, the 10-year-old chocolate Lab bounds across the grassy field hot on the scent. Approaching a thicket, he flushes a ring-necked pheasant into the bright morning sky. It’s a sight to behold for...

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Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan. The evening includes dinner, an auction, awards presentation, and keynote speaker. This year our...

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Woodcock making impressive return

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 09-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

With nicknames like timberdoodle and bogsucker, you’d think it’d be hard to be taken seriously. And yet hundreds of naturalists from around the world will converge on Michigan this fall to discuss ways to help conserve the tiny but...

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Improving Michigan's elk habitat is family affair

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 09-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Their grins say it all. It’s been a long day tearing down old fences and rickety sheds, but there’s nowhere on earth this grandfather and grandson would rather be. “I just wish everybody was as fortunate as I am to be able to take...

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Preserving a wild and scenic West Michigan landmark

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 09-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Pere Marquette River makes conservation look easy. One of the longest undammed rivers in the Midwest, the Pere Marquette is 66 miles of wild and clear beauty. But keeping it that way has taken a half-century of actively protecting, enhancing and...

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