The Rapidian

NPO Showcase

Grand Rapids Children's Museum breaks barriers between play and learning

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Maggie Lancaster, Executive Director from Grand Rapids Children's Museum talks about the value of play for the community's children and families, programs offered by the GRCM,...

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Hospice of Michigan offers palliative care for patients of any background

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 12-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Trevor Finton, Operations Manager from Hospice of Michigan explains the philosphy behind hospice care, and the services provided by Hospice of Michigan.  Hospice of Michigan's...

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'A Father's Walk' equips single fathers to be intentional leaders

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 11-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Matt Haviland, founder of A Father's Walk, shares the mission and goals for the organization. Haviland provides free resources including books, podcasts, and articles to assist single...

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Creative Youth Center helps area kids become published authors

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 11-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Sarah Jean Anderson from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center discusses some of the programs they have for area kids. The programs focus on creative writing and are free for Grand...

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The CMC Education department helps students produce and publish film projects

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 11-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Gretchen Vinnedge, Director of Educaton Services at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, discusses how she works with area youth, and adults, to teach video production and help them...

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Marcel 'Fable' Price, talks about his work as Grand Rapid's 2017 Poet Laureate

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 10-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Marcel Price, AKA Fable the Poet, talks about his work as Grand Rapid's Poet Laureate, a three-year tenure which began this spring.  As Poet Laureate, Price is an ambassador of...

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Friends of GR Parks is dedicated to enhancing and expanding the city's public spaces

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Stephany Adams, Executive Director from Friends of GR Parks, discusses how they work with community members and other organizations to keep area parks vibrant and accessible to all. ...

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Grand Rapids Housing Commission offers housing solutions for homeless and low-income community members

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 10-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Laura Oesch, Lead Resident Services Specialist from the Grand Rapids Housing Commission, discusses how they assist low-income individuals and families obtain housing and become self-...

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The Rapidian celebrates 8 years, launches refreshed website

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 10-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Kiran Sood Patel, Managing Editor from The Rapidian, discusses the "hyper-local" news outlet's 8-year anniversary, the rollout of their new website and how community members...

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D.A. Blodgett St. John's supports community youth regardless of their background

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 09-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Jim Paparella, President/CEO from D.A. Blodgett St. John's shares how the organization strengthens family bonds, and helps connect youth with alternative housing solutions.  D.A....

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