Children

The Local Beet: Growing a crop of smart, healthy Grand Rapidians

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 04-05-2010 under OPINION

Food, food, food – the topic of food has hit mainstream. Many of us have heard of the latest food blockbuster, Food Inc., listened to food expert Michael Pollan on Oprah, or have heard the British super chef Jamie Oliver, who is looking to remake...

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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Four More Chances to Bowl in the 24th Annual Bowl For Kids' Sake

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 03-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

 The 2010 Bowl For Kids' Sake event is well on it's way!  There are two more days left to bowl - Friday, March 12th & Friday, March 19th.  Both days have flights at 5:45PM & 8:30PM.  Log on to www.dablodgett.org to sign...

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A Sincerely Fun Event For Kids

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

I have to disclose a few things straight away.  I'm the director of Wealthy Theatre.  I dislike seeing the Rapidian used by venues to promote events.  I'm writing this to promote a Wealthy Theatre event. Like Thomas Fuller said, "We...

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24th Annual Bowl For Kids' Sake benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 03-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

Above is a video of our interview on WOOD TV8's EightWest with Paul Miller, Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters and Lisa Puente, Mentors For Success Coordinator.  Take a look!    What: 24th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake – the...

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GRPS: The Effect of Poverty on Educational Attainment

by (fikj)

Submitted 12-13-2009 under NEWS

Student and family poverty negatively effects educational proficiency and children ability to learn. Written by: Joshua Fik, Daina Salayon, Kenny Spicer, Bob Hutek; Frederik Meijer Honors College; Grand Valley State University. In the midst of...

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6 Ways To Make A Difference This Christmas Season

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Submitted By: Carrie Lyzenga, Special Events Coordinator & Marketing/PR Manager  Sponsor a child for Christmas. Many children are not blessed with the opportunity to receive gifts on Christmas. D.A. Blodgett for...

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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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Youth development programs that really make an impact

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NONPROFITS

What exactly is “Youth Development”? How do you know that programs serving youth are really making an impact?Youth Development programs prepare young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood. Programs must be structured with a...

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Change A Child's Life This Christmas!

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 11-20-2009 under NONPROFITS

Written By: Carrie Lyzenga, Special Events Coordinator & Marketing/PR Manager   D.A. Blodgett for Children has a wonderful opportunity and an important need to provide Christmas gifts to our community’s most fragile children. Many of...

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