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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

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Local 10-year-old transforms flowers into meals for families in need

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

One 10-year-old’s donation shows even the smallest seed of generosity can bloom into something special – like hundreds of meals for hungry neighbors in Feeding America West Michigan’s service area.

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In Season: March 2, 2019

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Oh happy day! It's the first day of March + that means the Spring Equinox is less than a month away! Soon enough we we'll be seeing the emergence of daffodils, hearing the beautiful chirps of birds, and hopefully feeling the sun's warmth on our faces!

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St. Cecilia Music Center Features the Benny Green Trio with 24-year-old Rising Jazz Singer Veronica Swift on March 7, 2019, the Final Jazz Series Concert of the 135th Anniversary Season

Submitted 02-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) features the Benny Green Trio with young rising jazz singer Veronica Swift on March 7 in the final Jazz Series concert of the 135th Anniversary season.

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The Milk Carton Kids Perform with a full band at St. Cecilia Music Center on February 28 in the Popular Acoustic Café Folk Concert Series

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Milk Carton Kids and their Band will make an appearance in Grand Rapids at St. Cecilia Music Center on February 28 for the Popular Acoustic Café Folk Series

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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with MSU Extension and the Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local farmers will be present to talk with community members looking to source local food directly.

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In Season: February 23, 2019

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

We hear it's supposed to be in the 40s tomorrow + what better way to lure you out in the "warmer" weather than to entice you with some delicious, local food? Our Winter Market is still going strong and we'll have over 20 vendors with Michigan food just for you!

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How Veterans Upward Bound is helping veterans stay focused on their goals

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Featured veteran, Roberto Amaya, discusses how Veterans Upward Bound is helping him stay focused on his goals.

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Volunteers Secure Millions in Tax Credits for Local Families

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Each year, Chris MacDonald and her fellow IRS-certified volunteers help thousands who earn $55,000 or less file for free. Here in Kent County, the service is coordinated by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

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St. Cecilia Music Center features rising sensational The War and Treaty on Sunday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Submitted 02-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features The War and Treaty in Concert on February 24 in what will be a stirring, sensual, powerful concert from two dynamic singers.

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In Season: February 16, 2019

Submitted 02-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the 7th Winter Market of 2019 coming up TOMORROW, we hope that this short film will inspire you + your loved ones to get bundled up and shop outside AND inside (our heated headhouse) for delicious local farm and food products.

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