The challenge to do good

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 05-24-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

When 9th grader Raqhelle Millbrooks was challenged to take action in her community, she took that challenge seriously, but remembered the importance of fun. She started a project, HopeHuggs&Tie-Dye, to create tie-dyed shirts for children who are...

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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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Nonprofit professionals go head to head in karaoke battle May 4

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Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Lets get ready to RRRRRRRRUMBLE!!! On Friday, May 4th 2012, young nonprofit professionals from 11 local organizations will take the stage at Wealthy Theater to express their nonprofits’ missions, visions and values...through song. Think...

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Grand Rapids vies for $1M grant in Fighting Hunger Together Facebook campaign

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

Listen closely, and you can hear the clatter of keystrokes as thousands of Grand Rapids residents advocate for the city’s hunger-relief organizations. Today marks the beginning of Walmart’s Fighting Hunger Together Facebook campaign. As...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of GR gain new faces to send them further

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

With 2012 in full swing and new projects underway such as the addition of the Philip I. Club location, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grands Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) is excited to add five new names to their Board of Directors roster. The...

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Mayra Cardenas earns Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recently, three local teens from the Seidman and Steil Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids competed in the 2011-2012 Youth of the Year competition held at Fifth Third Bank’s Gillett Auditorium. Held annually, this competition recognizes...

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River Bank Run volunteers can help a nonprofit earn $350!

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization can earn a $350 donation from the Fifth Third River Bank Run by providing a minimum of 35 volunteers as volunteer support on Saturday, May 12. Corporate teams can designate a nonprofit to recieve the donation your...

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"58: The Film" premieres in Grand Rapids

by (worldrenew)

Submitted 09-30-2011 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids, MI is one of the locations selected to premiere 58: The Film, a documentary that invites audiences to discover the incredible work of God through His people in our hurting world. Meet ordinary people, hear their stories, and see...

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Catalyst Radio: GR GiveCamp taking apps from nonprofits in need of custom web tools

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:58) Ross Hunter, tech volunteer and web developer, is in the studio to talk about GR GiveCamp, a volunteer event by the tech community to put...

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Lowe's Heroes Adopt Two Rooms at Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 08-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant On August 9th and 10th, Lowe’s Heroes “adopted” two rooms in the Well House community, a permanent housing program for previously homeless persons and an aspiring eco-village...

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