Love in the Name of Christ works to empower area volunteers

by (Timothy Burns)

Submitted 10-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On the west side of Grand Rapids, a local Love INC office is making significant impact on families and churches by meeting economic and social needs via hundreds of volunteers for those living in and around Grandville. For over 26 years,...

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Jay Starkey: Servicing the community one pair of shoes, one donation at a time

by (diondrahenderson)

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NEWS

Jay Starkey reaches out to the community one donation and one pair of shoes at a time. Starkey is executive director of In the Image, a non-profit organization on Grand Rapids southwest side. In the Image is a faith-based non-profit that turns...

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Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

With the forecast for Saturday promising sun, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is heading into the Million Meal March Trail Hike having collected over $48,000 to feed struggling families. The Million Meal March is more than a fifth of the way...

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West Michigan Taco Bell patrons donate over 500 winter coats in 10 days

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over a span of only ten days, West Michigan residents succeeded in making winter a little warmer for over 500 members of Boys & Girls Clubs in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, and Battle Creek.  Fifty local Taco Bell restaurants collected...

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More than just a Thanksgiving meal thanks to Saint Stephens

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NONPROFITS

Article written by Sara Schneider It is about having a family. It is about stuffing empty tummies to the brim. It is about giving, and last Tuesday, Saint Stephens Church gave Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids the perfect definition of...

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52 GR area nonprofits participate in Chase Community Giving

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 11-25-2009 under NEWS

The mantra of social media marketing could very well be "be human." Equipped with Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts, corporations, businesses and nonprofit organizations have been using these tools to foster more personable...

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Movement of Sound for M.S.

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 11-23-2009 under NEWS

   Billy's in Eastown was the place to be Sunday, November 23rd. There was a Bloody Mary bar, great drink specials, live music all day, a raffle and art on auction all for a fundraiser to benefit multiple sclerosis.    Anna Fisk...

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Volunteers needed for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation event on October 16

by (cysticfibrosisf...)

Submitted 09-25-2009 under NONPROFITS

This year’s event is fast approaching and we are looking for volunteers to work the silent auction, live auction and registration. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to have some fun but mostly work so that the event can be successful...

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