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How Kids' Food Basket is fighting hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Four facts to know about how Kids' Food Basket relieves hunger as both a symptom and a cause of poverty by partnering with families and local organizations.

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Call for nominations: Wheelchair-donating nonprofit seeks inspirational athletes

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

This year's AIM High Endurance Awards will be the most exciting yet.

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Terra GR puts hunger relief on menu for Restaurant Week

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant is donating four meals to Feeding America West Michigan for every special they serve.

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Wheelchair-donating nonprofit adds four board members

Submitted 08-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

These board members will enable Alternatives in Motion to continue offering mobility equipment and repair services to those who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

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Food Bank remembers John Arnold, leader, friend, visionary

Submitted 08-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

In his 22 years with Feeding America West Michigan, John Arnold fed hundreds of thousands and inspired nonprofit leaders across the country.

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Disability Advocates of Kent County encourages participation in National Disability Voter Registration Week

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

American Association of People with Disabilities coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week; encouraged by Disability Advocates of Kent County

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Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.

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Local clubhouse supporting people with mental illness hosts annual craft show

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

The 2016 Sheldon House Craft and Vendor Show will be on Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Catholic Central High School.

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Catalyst Radio: Cherry Health & Sheldon House

Submitted 07-01-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

In this two-part episode, host Katie Gordon speaks with Mike Reagan of Cherry Health and Tara VanDyke of Sheldon House about the health & wellness services they provide.

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Free meals for Grand Rapids' youth this summer

Submitted 06-14-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

All Grand Rapids youth 18 and under may access free breakfast and lunch at several locations, with no registration or papers necessary. Families are encouraged to text FOODMI to 877-877 for information about locations nearest them, meal types, times and directions.

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