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Comprenew announces expansion into Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is pleased to announce a significant expansion into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin, which will provide proper electronics recycling services to people in those communities. This geographic expansion builds on the...

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Crash's Landing & Big Sid's Sanctuary - An organization with a heart

by (kornoelr)

Submitted 03-29-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

“It means everything to me.” These were the resounding words that were expressed by Sara Youngman, Sharon Wylie, and Sarah Klawiter. Three out of over 200 volunteers at Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary. They were...

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Spoken word collective turned nonprofit organization hosts first annual fundraiser

by (gleasonmrachel)

Submitted 03-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Diatribe is throwing a party and everyone is invited. Now, if you're not an educator or familiar with the poetry scene here in Grand Rapids you might be wondering who or what The Diatribe is. The spoken word collective turned nonprofit...

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Small steps, big results

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 02-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

A new year is often thought of as a new start. For Johnny, this January has been the realization of a long-time goal. This is a special story for me to be able to share with you: the hard work and long road that’s resulted in a new type of...

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Sharing resident voices through storytelling

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 12-19-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Resident engagement through storytelling can also be an opportunity for residents to meet their neighbors and take ownership of their narrative and how they want to tell it. Staff at Dwelling Place, a Neighborworks member and CDC in Grand Rapids,...

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A message from Comprenew regarding net neutrality

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

As a social enterprise, part of Comprenew's mission is to educate and advocate for equal access in an expanding digitally connected world. In that spirit, I'm writing to offer some insight into the proposed changes to the FCC rules regarding...

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Open the Door: Resident leaders take Los Angeles

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 11-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

The NeighborWorks Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is an invitation-only, three-day training event that aims to strengthen the voices and skills of community, resident and volunteer leaders by helping to share best practices and solutions to...

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Domestic violence agency appoints new executive director

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 10-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

Safe Haven Ministries Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend the role of Executive Director to Megan Hopkins. Hopkins has been serving as Interim Executive Director since May 2017. In her role, Hopkins will continue to work toward bringing...

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Local fundraising association announces honorees for 2017 celebration

by (afpwestmichigan)

Submitted 10-25-2017 under NEWS

National Philanthropy Day (NPD) provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible. For thirty years the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has celebrated the endless...

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Join Us for Alternatives in Motion's 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion would love to count you in for our 6th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards benefiting persons with disabilities in west Michigan. The evening includes dinner, an auction, awards presentation, and keynote speaker. This year our...

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