The Rapidian


EatGR, FoodCircles ask West Michigan to raise forks for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Food. It’s an essential part of life and, increasingly, an essential part of Grand Rapids’ identity. But even as the local restaurant scene is flourishing, thousands of families in our community are struggling to get enough to eat. This...

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Let Their Voice Be Heard Honoring Jeanne Englehart

by (Pamelapat)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under

The Girls Choral Academy: Giving Girls a Voice It’s time for vocal warm-up. “Doh-Re-Mi-Fa-So-La-Tee-Doh” echoes down the hallways, as girls from different schools, different economic backgrounds, different races and different...

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Wine, Women and Chocolate

by (COM616)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is hosting its eighth annual Wine, Women and Chocolate event on October 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Golf Club (4100 Thousand Oaks Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49525).  Attendees will enjoy an...

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, Oct. 13, Brewery Vivant will donate 25 percent of all pub sales to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Each pint sold will send at least five meals to people in need in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Organizers hope to...

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Go Santa Go 5K at Millennium Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

On Saturday, Dec. 6, Millennium Park will be taken over by hundreds of Santas, elves and maybe a few reindeer for the Go Santa Go 5K, benefiting Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. All participants will receive hats, beards, or shirts. Awards...

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Our Hope Fundraiser: Flying Standby, a One-Woman Play

by (marcellascott)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under

OUR HOPE ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER Presenting…Flying Standby   Join us for Our Hope’s 2014 fundraising event featuring Tonya Meeks in the bittersweet one-woman show, “Flying Standby”.  Meeks reveals how the...

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SiTE:LAB to host ArtPrize exhibition preview to benefit The Rapidian

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

What do you get when you combine passionate people with a common belief and lots of drive? You get the likes of SiTE:LAB and The Rapidian. One is an all-volunteer, nonprofit arts group that hosts temporary art installations in previously vacant and...

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Grand Rapids AIDS Walk + Run celebrates 22nd year, benefits The Grand Rapids Red Project

by (RedProjectGR)

Submitted 08-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Red Project and AIDS Inc. are hosting the 22nd annual AIDS Walk + Run in downtown Grand Rapids, at Rosa Parks Circle, from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Hundreds of participants will walk, run, and just have a good...

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22nd Annual AIDS Walk + Run to eradicate HIV

by (Caitlin Anne)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under

  Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids - 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 13, 2014 The Grand Rapids Red Project and AIDS Inc. are hosting the 22nd annual AIDS Walk + Run in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hundreds of participants walk, run, and...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids goes for an "All Out Blitz" with their 2nd Annual BE GREAT Gala

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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