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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 Trans Students Awarded $10,000

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

Despite pandemic, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards $10k in scholarships to six local students in 2020.

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In Season Report: June 27, 2020

Submitted 06-26-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come enjoy the sunshine and fresh air while you shop from local businesses for fresh produce + other food products! Shop from over 50 vendors tomorrow and support the local food community!

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A personal confession: I am a racist

Submitted 06-26-2020 under NONPROFITS

Even when we think we are not racist, we must become aware and take responsibility for complicity with a culture and its institutions that are racist. It calls for confession and willingness to learn and act.

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Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities becomes summer meal site, offers summer programming opportunities for youth: July 6 - July 24

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

As school ends and food distribution sites are diminishing throughout the area, GAAH becomes a "Meet Up Eat Up" site offering meals alongside fun activities for youth to support summer learning

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In Season Report: June 20, 2020

Submitted 06-19-2020 under NONPROFITS

Another beautiful weekend provides YOU with another wonderful opportunity to buy groceries from your local farm + food businesses! This Saturday shop from over 50 vendors while you enjoy the fresh air and warm weather.

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Faith communities call for racial justice: A Jewish reflection

Submitted 06-19-2020 under NONPROFITS

Allison Egrin of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute reflects on the AJC/JCRC Black Jewish Coalition Zoom Meeting to discuss how the Jewish community can support their Black neighbors in the fight against systemic racism

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In Season Report: June 12, 2020

Submitted 06-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

This Saturday shop from OVER 45 local farms + food businesses. Get outside and enjoy some fresh air + sunshine while you shop for fresh local products!

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Amid racism and protests, can we find hope?

Submitted 06-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

Facing the challenges of racism and political protest, how will the religious traditions respond? Faith communities from conservative to progressive are responding and finding resources to respond with hope.

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Surge in Visitors to Local Food Pantry

Submitted 06-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

COVID-19 has strained resources at local non-profits, including Family Network of Wyoming. The organization typically serves just over 10,000 people a year but saw 2,700 people in April 2020 alone.

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In Season Report: June 6, 2020

Submitted 06-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Support the local food community this Saturday at the market! We are hosting over 40 vendors tomorrow, so come enjoy the fresh air while you shop for your fresh, local food essentials.

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