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Hope on their sleeves: clothing startup believes in Michigan's resilience

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Community investment is an afterthought for most companies, something they work into their business plans after they’ve gotten established. For Live. Love. Michigan. it was the founding principle. A marine biology student at Michigan State...

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Catalyst Radio: CMC project is Elevating Voices in neighborhoods through access to modern media

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-07-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we turn the microphone to Community Media Center for a project called Elevating Voices.  Funded by the W. K....

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Terra GR donates 488 meals through Cool Brews, Hot Eats

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

This afternoon, Terra GR announced that it would be donating the equivalent of 488 meals to the hungry through Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The fundraiser, which ended on Sunday, coincided with Experience Grand Rapids’ two-week-...

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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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UICA's Live Coverage invites audience to watch artists work, raises funds for art center

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Over 30 artists used a variety of mediums to create works of art for an audience of 320 attendees at Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA)’s 13th annual Live Coverage event and fundraiser last Friday night. Along with artists working...

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Terra GR encourages patrons to eat, drink, aid hungry families

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is obsessed with local: local produce, local meat, local cheese, local beer — the list is long. During Cool Brews. Hot Eats., Experience Grand Rapids’ two week showcase of Michigan food and drink, the restaurant is adding one...

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Five minute chat with.....Laura Fisher

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 01-12-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

I visited Kids Food Basket (KFB) and had a chance to get to know their volunteer coordinator Laura Fisher. Below is our conversation.   Sky Pruitt: How long have you been a volunteer coordinator? Laura Fisher: This is my second year working at...

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Worsening hunger challenges Feeding America West Michigan's capacity

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

In 2013, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank was forced to retire four trucks from its 22-vehicle fleet. In a year that has seen its food distribution spike by 10 percent, that lack of transportation is limiting the organization’s ability...

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Eastown Community Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Branding and Website, Fund Drive

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Eastown Community Association has seen a lot of change and progress since its formation in 1973 and is now proud to announce that the organization has completed a rebranding process, complete with the launching of a new website. "The...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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