The Rapidian

Nonprofit Dispatches

This section of The Rapidian represents the amazing array of diverse non-profit organizations in West Michigan, groups that reveal the tapestry of arts, culture, service, faith and collaboration that defines our region. Read about opportunities to learn, grow, share and participate in the life of this community. The stories here are provided by our area's non-profit organizations.

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In Season Report: August 8, 2020

Submitted 08-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come celebrate National Farmers Market Week with us this Saturday! Shop from over 55 local vendors + stock up on your favorite fresh, in season Michigan produce.

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The Salvation Army & Walmart Team Together to "Stuff the Bus"

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army Joins Forces With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus” for Kids in Need, as community members donate school supplies for local children returning to school during the pandemic – whether online or in the classroom

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In Season Report: August 1, 2020

Submitted 07-31-2020 under NONPROFITS

Hello August! Come celebrate the beginning of the month with us by shopping for local fruits, veggies and food products. Don’t miss out on this season’s harvest before it’s too late!

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Food Pantry and Employment Agency Continue Partnership with Drive-Up Job Fair

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Family Network will host Express Employment Professionals drive-up job fair twice in August to serve people looking to get back to work.

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Builders Exchange of Michigan's 64th Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Guiding Light's Back to Work Program

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Builders Exchange of Michigan will host its 64th Bart Austhof Memorial Golf Outing to benefit Guiding Light’s Back to Work program on Monday, Aug. 31. The annual event features a new location with two 18-hole courses.

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In Season Report: July 25, 2020

Submitted 07-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Experience the joy of an early Saturday morning at the market! Get out tomorrow to enjoy the gorgeous weather and take home some delicious local food.

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John Lewis joined other religious leaders in the call for justice

Submitted 07-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

The death of civil rights leader John Lewis reminds us of the events of 1965 in Selma and the religious leaders who were involved. Jon Meacham shares his reflections.

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Virtual Heartside Walking Tours make Local History Fun and Accessible

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

The collaborative online series has taken tours to a whole new level by exploring Heartside history in the era of social distancing

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West Michigan native gives COVID-19 advice and insights

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Holland-born Ambasador (ret.) Bill Garvelink gives counsel on COVID-19 based on global experiences

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In Season Report: July 17, 2020

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NONPROFITS

It’s going to be another HOT weekend and were not just talking about the weather! Come out tomorrow to soak up some vitamin D + shop for all your local food needs.

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