The Rapidian


115,000 meals donated on #GivingTuesday

Submitted 12-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank receives $28,682 through #GivingTuesday campaign, exceeding its goal.


Food Bank seeks 80,000 meals on #GivingTuesday

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan hopes to raise $20,000 to support hunger relief in an online campaign.


Cultured Love first business to "graduate" from Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen

Submitted 11-30-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A local couple has developed their own small food business in response to their daughter's Lyme disease, with help from the Downtown Market's programs and food entrepreneur community.


Healthy U Lecture: Caring for Your Skin

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

United States Navy Commander, author, professor, surgeon and dermatologist Dr. Douglas Winstanley will offer valuable insight about how to keep your skin healthy


The Healthy Homes Coalition works to keep children's housing safe

Submitted 11-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

As Grand Rapids continues to grow, how do we make sure there is enough healthy, affordable housing for families?


Terra GR supports hunger relief during the holidays

Submitted 11-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown restaurant is running a food and fund drive for Feeding America West Michigan, Nov. 15 through Jan. 3.


60 Thanksgiving wishes needed for local kids, families

Submitted 11-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

60 Wishes are needed for children and families. These are not a typical toy request but items that help provide a better quality of life.


Order co-op style whole foods via Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 11-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table (OKT)'s collective purchase group is increasing access to healthy foods. Bridge cards are accepted, and there are no mark-ups or fees.


The Arc of Kent County launches The Assurance Plan for individuals with disabilities

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Assurance Plan is a comprehensive plan of lifetime advocacy to support individuals with disabilities in their futures and provides a sense of security for their guardians in the present


Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.