Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids has long been a hub for growth and social change, and this fall is no different. Artist Loren Naji and local nonprofit Access of West Michigan are both working to address poverty this October by inviting individuals to experience...

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UCOM hosting third annual Healthy Foods Cook Off as part of Hunger Action Week


Submitted 09-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Champion of the 2012 Healthy Foods Cook Off, Catherine Behrendt of WZZM's Take Five, and her sous chef/brother Michael Herendeen are returning to United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) to defend their title and take on two new chef teams as part...

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County wide food drive begins today

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

The County Wide Food Drive begins today! How to Help: Please pick up a few extra groceries and bring them to one of the drop-off locations listed to the right. Why: The collected items will go to area food pantries to provide emergency support for...

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Soup's On for All!

by (rbarste)

Submitted 02-01-2011 under NEWS

On Monday, January 24, 2011 the 13th Annual Soup’s On for All! was celebrated at the B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids. Hundreds of friends and supporters of the Heartside Community attended the event. They tasted the wide variety of soups,...

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In Good Company

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 12-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

It really was a poor place to be giving birth -- that dimly lit and chilly cave meant to shelter animals. The parents, Mary and Joseph, were in a strange town, far from home; they had walked for miles. The entire situation was rather irregular from...

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