The Rapidian

Africa

The Stream brings attention to worldwide water shortages

by (averym92)

Submitted 10-01-2015 under NEWS

“The Stream” is a multimedia installation by Emeka Ikebude at the DeVos Place Convention Center. The piece was created in an attempt to bring attention to water scarcity around the world, especially developing countries and Ikebude...

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Barnstormer to Benefit Thrive

by (refugeesupportgr)

Submitted 08-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

What could be better than having a concert to raise money for local refugees? Having twelve concerts, we think! Thrive: A Refugee Support Program is very excited to announce our inaugural Rockford Barnstormer event! Join us for a family-friendly...

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GRCC students, artists, local hip-hop community team up to make change

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 03-26-2012 under NEWS

Since 1993, national organization Camfed (the Campaign for Female Education) has been fighting poverty and AIDS by educating young women in impoverished areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana and Malawi, and the upcoming benefit offers Grand...

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Music lovers walk across Michigan to raise funds to bring drumming ensemble from Ghana to GR

by (jessgladden)

Submitted 04-27-2011 under NEWS

Did you have to walk to school as a child? Maybe. Did you have to walk 12 miles every day to get to school? Probably not. For children around the world, walking 12 miles is not uncommon. Many children are unable to attend school due to the distance...

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