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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, April 22 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Volunteer Missionary Movement is sponsoring a fundraising event featuring bestselling author Edwina Gateley. Her latest book, "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters – Standing on their Shoulders,"...

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Camp O'Malley donors break 
ground for new cabin


by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Spring has arrived and preparations are underway to get Camp O’Malley ready for a fun-filled summer of campers. Camp O’Malley is growing and must keep up by building a new cabin to bring the camp up to capacity. Generous donors Jeff and...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of GR gain new faces to send them further

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

With 2012 in full swing and new projects underway such as the addition of the Philip I. Club location, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grands Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) is excited to add five new names to their Board of Directors roster. The...

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Over 50 refugee and foster youth wait for mentors

by (BethanyMentor)

Submitted 03-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Bethany Christian Services mentoring program serves three youth populations: Domestic Foster Care, Refugee, and Youth Services (for older youth transitioning out of foster care). Currently, we have over 50 youth who have requested mentors and are...

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Mayra Cardenas earns Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recently, three local teens from the Seidman and Steil Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids competed in the 2011-2012 Youth of the Year competition held at Fifth Third Bank’s Gillett Auditorium. Held annually, this competition recognizes...

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River Bank Run volunteers can help a nonprofit earn $350!

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization can earn a $350 donation from the Fifth Third River Bank Run by providing a minimum of 35 volunteers as volunteer support on Saturday, May 12. Corporate teams can designate a nonprofit to recieve the donation your...

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Weekly volunteer opportunities for November 7-11

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 11-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Each week, our Volunteer Center highlights three high-need opportunities in the areas of education, income and health: the building blocks for advancing the common good. This week, we share some great opportunities from the Specialized...

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ALDI opens new store and gives back to Grand Rapids

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 09-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Tuesday, September 13, 2011, ALDI will offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer opens a new location in Grand Rapids at 3101 Knapp Street NE. Known for its premium ALDI select brands, ALDI...

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Lowe's Heroes Adopt Two Rooms at Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 08-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant On August 9th and 10th, Lowe’s Heroes “adopted” two rooms in the Well House community, a permanent housing program for previously homeless persons and an aspiring eco-village...

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Involved parents vs regular school volunteer: What's the difference?

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 08-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Involved Parent Parental involvement is essential to a child’s success. Research proves that students whose parents are actively engaged in their education are more motivated, have higher attendance rates, participate more in class, are...

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