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Hope on their sleeves: clothing startup believes in Michigan's resilience

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Community investment is an afterthought for most companies, something they work into their business plans after they’ve gotten established. For Live. Love. Michigan. it was the founding principle. A marine biology student at Michigan State...

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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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Teen celebrates birthday, Valentine's Day by volunteering

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Rachel Rounds of Evart, Michigan, is celebrating her 18th birthday. “I just got back from a mission trip to Africa, and I was thinking about different things to do for my birthday, maybe going to see a...

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Charity Spectacular to raise money for children's hospital

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 02-03-2014 under NEWS

In support of the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, the Michigan International Auto Show is having their annual Charity Spectacular event at the DeVos Place on Wednesday, February 5. This black tie event is an exclusive preview of more than 300...

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Worsening hunger challenges Feeding America West Michigan's capacity

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

In 2013, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank was forced to retire four trucks from its 22-vehicle fleet. In a year that has seen its food distribution spike by 10 percent, that lack of transportation is limiting the organization’s ability...

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Run the GazelleGirl & Run to Make a Difference

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 12-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The benefits of signing up and running a foot race are tangible — you’ll have a personal goal to train for and in doing so you will gain in physical fitness, your mental attitude will improve and you’ll have a blast on race day....

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Silent art auction to feature local goods for international clean water cause

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

On December 14 at 7 p.m. there will be an art exhibit and silent auction held to benefit the Philippines after its recent typhoon catastrophe. Art for Water will exhibit local and national artists at The Forest, a creative agency...

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Grand Rapids-based startup launches app to help feed hungry children

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS

 A local team of innovators has created a mobile web app that is designed to allow its users to donate money to international and local charities simply by dining out at area restaurants. FoodCircles, a small local nonprofit team, has recently...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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Brewery Vivant takes over Twisted Rooster to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Grand Rapids’ Twisted Rooster will make room on its draft list for half a dozen beers from Brewery Vivant. The event is expected to pique the interest of local beer geeks with this season’s restaurant debut of...

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