Let's go out.

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under OPINION

We'd like 20% of your beer. Or your pizza. Or your crepes. Or, in fact, 20% of whatever you spend when you're out at the Red Jet Cafe on November 5! From 3-8 p.m., thanks to the generosity of our hosting sponsor Red Jet Cafe, 20% of...

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Thank you for marching against hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dear West Michigan, Before anything else, we want to say thank you. This year Feeding America West Michigan introduced a new campaign to fight hunger, and you embraced it. After weeks of planning, promoting and biting our nails, you showed up on the...

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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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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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BISSELL Blocktail 2012 sure to be a howling good time

by (mullmer)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under OPINION

The BISSELL Blocktail Party bills itself as the “best dog-gone party in town.” It’s hard to argue with that statement. The annual event, held at Mangiamo! in Grand Rapids, raised more than $150,000 last year via ticket sales,...

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Grand Rapids restaurants give back during Dining Out for Life fundraiser

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 04-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This Thursday, April 26, The Grand Rapids Red Project, an organization dedicated to creating awareness and educating individuals about HIV/AIDS and other life-altering diseases, will join more than 55 cities throughout the United States and Canada...

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TEAMwork 2.0! Another night of dance and drag for human rights

by (TEAM West MI)

Submitted 04-20-2012 under NONPROFITS

  The Pyramid Scheme and The Tolerance, Equality, and Awareness Movement (TEAM) are having the sequel to TEAMwork: A Night of Dance and Drag for Diversity, which took place in December with over 200+ attendees. 4 Bands, 6 Fierce Drag Queens,...

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Tenth annual Tour de Westside to benefit Steepletown Neighborhood Services

by (Djkrow)

Submitted 03-30-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Nothing says spring like cold beers and a relaxing bicycle ride through the city. Put the two together and you’ve got the Tour de Westside. This year marks the 10th anniversary (and 11th occasion) of the Tour, which is set to take place on...

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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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Catalyst Radio: Women At Risk works for dignity in West Michigan, internationally

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-23-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Women At Risk International reaches around the world to many conflict and impoverished areas to help women and girls who are the target of...

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