The Rapidian

NPO Showcase

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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Fair Housing Center of West Michigan works to ensure everyone has equal opportunity to housing

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 09-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Liz Keegan, Director of Education & Outreach from the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan discusses how the organization helps prevent housing discrimination, and educates the...

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SowHope holistically supports women living in extreme poverty

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 09-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Mary Daily Brown, the Co-Founder, President, and CEO of SowHope talk about how the organization supports women living in extreme poverty by funding focused projects throughout the world....

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Kent Conservation District works to maintain, protect natural resources in West Michigan

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 08-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Jessie Schulte from Kent Conservation District discusses how they work to protect West Michigan's natural resources, and provide education and tools to the community to be able...

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Revive & Thrive Project increases access and information about 'real' and nutritious foods

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 08-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Wendy Borden from the Revive & Thrive Project shares how the organization is helping to improve the diets of West Michigan citizens. Revive & Thrive accomplishes this both...

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Ele's Place provides a space for support and council for grieving children

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 08-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Nicole Rodammer and Julie DeJong from Ele's Place share how the organization helps support grieving children who have experienced a loss of a loved one. They provide a space for support...

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The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company specializes in authentic performances of Shakespeare's works

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 08-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Katherine Mayberry, executive director from The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company discusses how the organization uses productions of Shakespeare era works by employing performance...

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