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Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan provides support, resources for children with Down syndrome and their families

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Submitted 12-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, April Sawhill, Executive Director, and Lindsey Kloeckner, Parent Member, discuss the resources available through the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM), the Early Stages...

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Help provide a gift to a Kent County child in need this holiday season

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Submitted 11-30-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Diane Brown, President and longtime volunteer of the Santa Claus Girls, explains how you can help give a gift to a Kent County child in need this holiday season. Santa Claus Girls is a...

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Volunteer reading tutors help GRPS students improve reading proficiency, prepare for future success

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Submitted 11-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

High school graduation is a powerful predictor of a student's future success, and research shows that students who don't read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school without a diploma. This week...

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Vocational rehabilitation, independent living resources available for veterans

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Submitted 11-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of Veteran’s Day on November 11, this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features the Veteran Peer Supports program at Disability Advocates of Kent County. DAKC’s Christine Morse discusses the program,...

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Updated with link: Special episode of City Connection discusses the importance of voting, voting rights

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Submitted 11-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join us today, Monday, November 7 from 5 to 6 p.m. on GRTV’s LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24. ACLU Attorney Miriam Aukerman and Rapidian Community Journalist Amy Carpenter-Leugs join host Linda Gellasch for a special episode of City Connection to...

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Pack a shoebox gift for a child in need this Christmas

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Submitted 11-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Jennie Nichols, Church Relations Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child, discusses this outreach ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational...

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New website provides centralized information, resources for people with addiction

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Submitted 10-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Brian Keeley of the Grand Rapids Red Project discusses MIREcovery.info, a one-stop website that provides information on services for people with addiction and their loved ones. The new...

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Emmanuel Hospice asks the question, "How do you want to live?'

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Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Sara Lowe, Executive Director at Emmanuel Hospice, discusses common misconceptions about hospice care and explains Emmanuel's unique model of care. Emmanuel Hospice is an interfaith,...

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Support community radio during the WYCE Fall Fund Drive October 14-21

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Submitted 10-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Station Manager for WYCE 88.1 FM, Quinn Mathews, discusses how WYCE serves West Michigan’s music community and how you can support the station during their Fall Fund Drive October 14-...

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Give a pet their forever home and help Empty the Shelters on October 22

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Submitted 10-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Holly Kroeze from the BISSELL Pet Foundation discusses the importance of choosing adoption first when making the decision to give a pet a new home and how you can help empty local animal...

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