The Rapidian

NPO Showcase

Nonprofit Showcase gets moving with the Grand Rapids YMCA

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Submitted 04-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

From food trucks to free fitness classes, the YMCA of West Michigan has amazing opportunities to get healthy for no cost. The HUB is a free fitness program with 15 sites all over Grand Rapids. These fitness classes include Zumba, yoga, male...

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Non-Profit Showcase sits down with Justice For Our Neighbors

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Submitted 04-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Anna Geurkink sits down with Site Director, Raquel Owens, who engligthens us on the challenges that Grand Rapid's immigrant population are now facing. Justice For Our Neighbors provides legal aid and other services for immigrants, asylum seekers...

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Creative Youth Center publishes seventh anthology

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Submitted 04-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Executive Director of the Creative Youth Center, Kristin Brace, reads from the seventh anthology of writings authored by Creative Youth Center's own members.  The compilation...

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Blandford Nature Center connects urban families with nature

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Submitted 04-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Antonio Bailey, Marketing and Communications Manager, from Blandford Nature Center talks about all the amazing things you can do at Blandford Nature Center.  Blandford offers beautfiul...

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All of the Above Hip Hop is empowering youth voices

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Submitted 03-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, we are on sight at Ottawa Hills High School with students and mentors from the after school program All of the Above Hip Hop. The program focuses on empowering youth to gain confidence and...

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Celebrating African American History Month: Jamiel Robinson, Founder of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses

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Submitted 02-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase we celebrate African American History Month by learning from a few of Grand Rapids influential African American leaders. Jamiel Robinson, founder of Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB...

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Ronald McDonald House provides accommodations for families of children receiving medical care

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Submitted 12-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Megan Priester and Kim Rantala from Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan talk about how the organization accommodates families traveling from out-of-town for medical treatment. RMH'...

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Grand Rapids Children's Museum breaks barriers between play and learning

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Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Maggie Lancaster, Executive Director from Grand Rapids Children's Museum talks about the value of play for the community's children and families, programs offered by the GRCM,...

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Hospice of Michigan offers palliative care for patients of any background

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Submitted 12-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Trevor Finton, Operations Manager from Hospice of Michigan explains the philosphy behind hospice care, and the services provided by Hospice of Michigan.  Hospice of Michigan's...

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'A Father's Walk' equips single fathers to be intentional leaders

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Submitted 11-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Matt Haviland, founder of A Father's Walk, shares the mission and goals for the organization. Haviland provides free resources including books, podcasts, and articles to assist single...

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