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NPO Showcase

Arts in Motion uses expressive arts to enrich the lives of those living with physical, emotional or mental challenges

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 06-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Delight Lester, founder and executive director from Arts in Motion discusses how the organization uses expressive arts including dance, drama, music and more to help those living...

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North Kent Connect helps provide access to basic needs, promotes economic independence

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 06-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Claire Guisfredi from North Kent Connect shares how the organization assists those living in northern Kent County access basic living needs and reach independent economic goals to...

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Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps resolve barriers to independent living

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 05-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Sarah Harris, an occupational therapist from Disability Advocates of Kent County, shares some of the occupational therapy and adaptive home solutions they provide to...

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Access of West Michigan develops poverty solutions through unique partnerships

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 05-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Emma Garcia of Access of West Michigan discusses the organization's mission to reduce poverty in the West Michigan community. One of their goals is to coordinate with area...

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Pine Rest provides a large variety of mental health, family services

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 05-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Lindsay Wieland Capel from Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services discusses their large variety of mental health and family services, including inpatient and outpatient care....

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WMCAT offers training for adults and teens with an emphasis in arts and technology

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 04-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Daniel Williams, Executive Director of the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) discusses some of the organization's opportunities for adults and teens to further their...

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WMEAC works with the community to protect natural resources, mitigate climate impacts

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Bill Wood, Executive Director of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) discusses some of the programs and services WMEAC is involved with, and offers some tips for community...

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Grand Rapids Pride Center supports a vibrant and inclusive community for LGBTQ individuals

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Larry DeShane Jr. from the Grand Rapids Pride Center discusses the many programs, support services, and community awareness initiatives the center is involved with.  The Pride...

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Kent County Parks Foundation is dedicated to growing our park, trail systems

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 04-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Kate Meyer from the Kent County Parks Foundation (KCPF) discusses their role in improving the Kent County parks system, and how they support the Kent County Parks Department. Meyer also...

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Blue Star Players specialize in performing new works in intimate settings

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Ann Celeste Cloyd of Blue Star Players shares some of the goals for the performing collective, and discusses ways community members with a variety of skills and interests can get involved...

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