The Rapidian

Health

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.

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#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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Catalyst Radio - "Mended Little Hearts"

Submitted 09-09-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Catalyst Radio interviews Mended Little Hearts

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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.

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