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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

A new way of addressing poverty that involves personal experience and a call to action.


Urban experiences are important to the development of well-rounded kids

Submitted 09-29-2016 under OPINION

Urban experiences develop self-confidence and cultural awareness in children. ArtPrize 8 is a perfect opportunity to bring kids downtown for a great urban experience.


Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.


Project Johnson helps prepare the city for Professional Disc Golf Association Championships

Submitted 09-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Parks Foundation is teaming up with Grand Rapids Disc Golfers United to promote Project Johnson, an ongoing campaign to raise money for renovations of the disc golf course at Johnson Park in Walker, Mi.


How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.


Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

For most students, school is out, but that does not mean learning has to stop.


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


Ten fun and free things to do in July

Submitted 07-01-2016 under NEWS

Enjoy summer to the fullest and ride The Rapid to these great events in and around Grand Rapids.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


Nonprofit sustainability in West Michigan

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan is a region known for its philanthropy. How can nonprofits ensure their sustainability as the sector grows and changes?