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Green Light Project shares stories, raises awareness of homeless youth

Submitted 10-18-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On any given night, 200 youth in Kent County don't have a place to sleep. Arbor Circle is its annual event on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 to shed light on this issue.


#WhiteOut4Vets campaign to honor, support homeless veterans

Submitted 10-18-2016 under OPINION

Local media company looks to raise funds to end veteran homelessness and assist veterans with their daily needs through #WhiteOut4Vets campaign.


At this West Side food pantry, hunger relief is a team effort

Submitted 10-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

Staff and clients help each other at Trinity Reformed Church's Northwest Food Pantry.


Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

A new way of addressing poverty that involves personal experience and a call to action.


GR goes orange for Hunger Action Month

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 640,000 meals were raised during Feeding America West Michigan's Hunger Action Month campaign this year.


Why poor people don't go to bike shops

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.


Young Leaders Against Violence accepting applications for new "agents of change"

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Young Leaders Against Violence or YLAV is a youth-led coalition against relationship and sexual violence. YLAV is now accepting applications from high school and college age students in Kent County.


Young Leaders Against Violence (YLAV) calls for teen leaders to help eliminate violence in our community

Submitted 09-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

YLAV mentors and youth discuss violence prevention and encourage other teens to get involved in this latest segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase.


Catalyst Radio - "Mended Little Hearts"

Submitted 09-09-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Catalyst Radio interviews Mended Little Hearts


Food Bank explains why Blue Bridge is orange

Submitted 09-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

The iconic Blue Bridge spanning the Grand River will be lit orange from Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Find out why.