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NPO Showcase

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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Safe Haven Ministries empowers women, supports them in personal decision making

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 03-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Program Director of Safe Haven Ministries, Tara Aday, discusses some of the services they provide to women and children who have experienced, or are experiencing, domestic abuse. Safe...

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Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for West Michigan families

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 01-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Marcie Lewis and Patty McCormick of the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. Lewis and McCormick discuss the amenities that the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan provides...

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Kent ranks twenty-sixth out of 83 Michigan counties for child well-being

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 01-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Annemarie Valdez, Executive Director at First Steps Kent. Valdez discusses some disappointing Kent County statistics related to child well-being and reading proficiency and First Steps...

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Heart of West Michigan United Way offers free tax preparation assistance

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 01-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Brenda Brame, Program Manager for the Kent County Tax Credit Coalition (KCTCC), discusses how households with total income of $55,000 or less can access free tax preparation services and...

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Growing Up Blandford Campaign seeks to increase capacity for Blandford Nature Center

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 01-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Corey Turner, Development Manager at Blandford Nature Center, discusses the Growing Up Blandford Campaign and how this community-supported effort will help Blandford welcome even more...

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Bethany Christian Services helps refugee families adjust to life in West Michigan

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 12-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Nathan Slauer, VISTA Leader at Bethany Christian Services, discusses the current refugee crisis, the refugee resettlement efforts of the organization, and how folks in the community can get...

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Learn diabetes symptoms, prevention tips from the American Diabetes Association - West Michigan

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 12-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Kevin Yeomans of the American Diabetes Association – West Michigan discusses symptoms of diabetes, what you can do to prevent, delay, and manage the disease, and the resources...

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Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan provides support, resources for children with Down syndrome and their families

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 12-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, April Sawhill, Executive Director, and Lindsey Kloeckner, Parent Member, discuss the resources available through the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM), the Early Stages...

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Help provide a gift to a Kent County child in need this holiday season

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 11-30-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Diane Brown, President and longtime volunteer of the Santa Claus Girls, explains how you can help give a gift to a Kent County child in need this holiday season. Santa Claus Girls is a...

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