Planned Parenthood Capital Campaign Shatters Goal

by (PPMI)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) announces the successful completion of its capital campaign, Standing Tall, with over $4 million raised! Planning for the campaign began in 2011 and the quiet phase kicked off in July 2012....

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Celebrate local nonprofit leaders

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Submitted 10-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

They’re the underdogs, the understated, and the absolutely unstoppable young people who make a living devoted to nonprofit life. These young nonprofit professionals are fiercely devoted to their communities, their workplaces and our future....

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Amway + KaBOOM! = new playground for D.A. Blodgett-St. John's

by (Djkrow)

Submitted 05-08-2012 under NEWS

Kaboom is usually the noise heard when something falls down, but not in the case of KaBOOM! a national nonprofit that builds playgrounds in an effort to save play. Their goal is to create a place to play within walking distance of every child in...

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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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Local nonprofit VSA changes name to "Artists Creating Together"

by (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 03-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Our long-term Grand Rapids-based art and disabilities non-profit VSA will now be known as Artists Creating Together (ACT). The name change to Artists Creating Together is a recommitment of our organization’s staff, volunteers and board members...

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Lives of the non-religious: meet the members of CFI

by (ellenlundgren)

Submitted 12-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Center for Inquiry Michigan may not be a widely known group, but members report that it has become a very important haven for area non-believers. Center for Inquiry (CFI) is an international non-profit that "encourages evidence-based inquiry...

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Local creatives devote efforts to Children's Museum branding

by (Jordan Jessen)

Submitted 12-12-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

"The website and logo were in desperate need of help. I'll admit it was very 90's looking,"said Megan Myers, Marketing and PR Manager at the Grand Rapids Children's Museum. The Grand Rapids Children's Museum (GRCM) had...

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Family Hope Foundation provides relief for Grand Rapids families

by (cgedeon)

Submitted 04-19-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This is Keagan. He is four years old, loves sports and Spider-man and was born three months early against all odds. When he was about six months old, he started to show signs of physical disability: not holding his head up, not wanting to grasp or...

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2nd Annual Team Priority Health / The Motion Initiative Trainer Marathon

by (The Motion Init...)

Submitted 01-13-2011 under NONPROFITS

It was five degrees outside when I woke up this morning. My first thought was “what a great day for a bicycle ride!” And by the time we were set up and ready to ride, it had warmed to a balmy eleven degrees. We can handle it, though. We’re a tough...

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C-SNIP - West Michigan's Only High Quality- Reduced Cost- Non-Profit Spay & Neuter Clinic

by (C-SNIP)

Submitted 06-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

C-SNIP's mission is to significantly reduce the over-population of dogs and cats in West Michigan by providing reduced cost, high quality spay and neuter services and by supporting all efforts that promote humane population control. Aside from...

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