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: April 11, 2020

Submitted 04-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

Unclench your jaw, take a deep breath + get outside to take part in supporting your local community while you pick up your food essentials in the fresh air!

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Celebrating religious holidays during a pandemic

Submitted 04-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are entering that time of the year when many religions celebrate major holidays. These are holidays when communities come together to share the meaningful stories of their traditions.

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Alternatives in Motion turns 27 years - serving thousands of person with disabilities in our West Michigan community

Submitted 04-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

AIM is turning 27. Here are 27 positive things we're looking forward to in 2020

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In Season Report: April 4, 2020

Submitted 04-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Skip the stores + keep your distance at our open-air market while you shop local food + beverage products!

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In Season Report: March 28, 2020

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Don't go stir crazy being cooped up in your house! Get outside + get some fresh air + practice safe social distancing this Saturday while you stock up on local produce + handcrafted food at the market!

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Guiding Light Loans Facility to Kent County to Serve as a COVID-19 Isolation Center for Those Experiencing Homelessness

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Guiding Light has voluntarily loaned its facility to Kent County as an isolation center for those experiencing homelessness in the Heartside neighborhood who may contract COVID-19.

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Feeding America West Michigan to provide Mobile Pantries for those facing unemployment due to COVID-19

Submitted 03-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

Two new Mobile Food Pantry sites will provide groceries to anyone who has lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In Season Report: March 21, 2020

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us at the market to support your local farm + food businesses and take a step back to enjoy the stillness of life during this time. Take a moment to enjoy the fresh air + rejoice in the beauty of slowing down for a while.

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St. Cecilia Music Center's Concert with GRAMMY® Award Winning Marc Cohn has been Postposed

Submitted 03-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

A new date for St. Cecilia Music Center's Marc Cohn Concert has been scheduled for September 2020 and the exact date will be announced soon.

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In Season Report: March 14, 2020

Submitted 03-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come stock up on local products to ensure you are getting loads of nutrients + natural vitamins to boost your immune system during this time. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food!

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