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Sandra Diaz se acuerda de cómo se involucró en el Cook Arts Center

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-07-2014 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: Sandra Diaz recalls how she first became involved at Cook Arts Center

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-07-2014 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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100 millionth pound of food distributed through Mobile Pantry program

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s 16-year-old Mobile Food Pantry program reached a new milestone in the fight against hunger this September, distributing its 100 millionth pound of food. Developed in 1998 by Feeding America West...

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Story Matters: John Rossano gives back by volunteering at Disability Advocates

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

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 collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Local heroes to be honored at annual Hometown Heroes Celebration

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 04-30-2014 under NEWS

The American Red Cross' official mission is to "prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors." But what most people don't realize is just how...

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Riveridge Produce Marketing opens orchards to Food Bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a boom year for Michigan apple growers, and one apple seller in Sparta is sharing that bounty with hungry families. On October 26 and 30, Riveridge Produce Marketing, Inc. will welcome volunteers from Feeding America West Michigan Food...

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Put some time in the bank at Timebank Grand Rapids

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NEWS

Painting a neighbor's wall, and in return getting help raking leaves, these are just some example of how individuals have used Timebank Grand Rapids, according to Oakdale Neighbors Executive Director Tom Bulten. Timebank Grand Rapids gives...

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Clean up Eastown

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS

Eastown residents and neighbors are invited to brush up the business district prior to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual outdoor art and music festival. The cleanup will occur this Friday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Harmony Brewing Company is...

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Volunteers, sunshine brighten this year's Festival of the Arts

by (magical)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NEWS

The weather cooperated with this year's Festival of The Arts in downtown Grand Rapids. Festival 2013 was held on June 7, 8 and 9, and although clouds appeared over head, the rain held out for the annual three day event. Many volunteers and...

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Lend a hand at the Downtown Market

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under NEWS

The recently inaugurated Downtown Market is seeking volunteers to help create a more welcoming and supportive experience for shoppers during business hours. Volunteers can sign up to greet and count people as they come into the market, assist...

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