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Amidst a pandemic, invest in the unknown

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we collectively navigate a season of uncertainty and despair, hope may be found in small ways as we look to a future that has yet to be shaped.

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In Season Report: May 23, 2020

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

Get out this Saturday + pickup your local food needs! Shop from 40 different vendors offering fresh produce, meat, eggs, cheeses + more!

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When Crisis Mode Becomes the Norm: Interrupting a System of Emergency with a System of Justice

Submitted 05-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

As the global pandemic hit our local community, food access organizations that existed before COVID-19, and those that started due to COVID-19, have worked to respond to the lack of access to food heightened by the virus and its economic impacts.

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Community updates: Wednesday, May 20

Submitted 05-20-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids shares updates on pandemic response and recovery efforts, Grand Rapids Community College plans flexible learning options for fall semester students, and more statements issued May 19-20.

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Community updates: Monday, May 18

Submitted 05-18-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department addresses Gov. Whitmer’s reopening plan following partial Northern Michigan reopening, Whitmer issues executive order expanding pandemic-related worker protections.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Celebrating our 400th column!

Submitted 05-18-2020 under OPINION

The 400th appearance of Ethics and Religion Talk!

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, May 15 updates

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County coalition launches back-to-work resource website, Michigan's COVID-19 Hotline now offering free emotional support counseling, and more statements issued May 14-15.

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In Season Report: May 16, 2020

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

Make your grocery trip to the market + support local farms and food businesses! Shop from 40 vendors TOMORROW and stock up on your fresh, local food needs.

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Love in a Time of Pandemic

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

The coronavirus creates fear: of financial ruin, of destroying America, and even of losing life itself. Fear leads us to blame and harm others. The New Testament says, “Perfect love casts out all fear.” Don’t let fear win. Choose love.

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THE SALVATION ARMY GROW PROGRAM CARING FOR ITS COMMUNITY

Submitted 05-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army is known for its community service, and this week the GROW Program located at Fulton Heights Citadel Church reached out to local area children and families who received some unexpected gifts and food.

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