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How You Can Help With The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign!

Submitted 11-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

With the holiday season in full tilt, The Salvation Army invites the Grand Rapids community to get involved in any of the following ways to help make sure Hope Marches On this Christmas season and beyond.


What's at the Market: Saturday, November 20, 2021

Submitted 11-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

Shop at the Market this weekend and stock up on the freshest ingredients for your holiday meal!


God is the Way Out: Guiding Light Board Chair Connects Recovery Success with Spirituality

Submitted 11-17-2021 under NONPROFITS

Ed Postma first noticed there was something different about Guiding Light when he saw a young man struggling with addiction begin to ask questions about spirituality and to talk about God.


The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign is On!

Submitted 11-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign got off to a great start last Friday with many people attending the ceremonial kick-off at the Kroc Center. Be on the lookout for the red kettles, as bell ringers are now out in full force across the city.


What's at the Market: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Submitted 11-12-2021 under NONPROFITS

Week two of Second Season and we’ve got another full Market for you!


Until We Eat Equally Well: An Interview with Teresa Hendricks from Migrant Legal Aid

Submitted 11-11-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Food Policy Council interviews Teresa Hendricks from Migrant Legal Aid on harvesting food and migrant farmworkers


Life at Guiding Light Recovery

Submitted 11-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

Ever wonder what rehab is like? Guiding Light Recovery is a professional, holistic, and "no-joke" substance abuse treatment program provided to men at no financial cost. The only price is their willingness, open-mindedness, and sincere desire to change.


The Salvation Army, in partnership with SpartanNash, kicks off 2021 Red Kettle Campaign this Friday

Submitted 11-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

Christmas campaign goal of $1.6 million reflects expectations of local need


What's at the Market: Saturday, November 6, 2021

Submitted 11-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join us for our first Market day of Second Season! P.S. It’s a full house!