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Red Cross to Host Open House on August 14

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 08-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

At the American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids, we love being outside and enjoying mild, breezy Michigan summer evenings almost as much as we love serving our community. So we thought what better way to combine two of our favorite things than by...

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Red Cross to host World Refugee Day Arts and Food Festival

by (lindsey.smart)

Submitted 06-22-2012 under NEWS

On June 23, the American Red Cross will host World Refugee Day Arts and Food Festival at First Place Parking Lot. Although World Refugee Day takes place on June 20, Grand Rapids celebrates it on the Saturday before or after. This is the fourth year...

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Red Cross Measles Initiative Throws Globally Conscious Dance Party

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

The American Red Cross Measles Initiative, Citizenshirt, and local literary newcomer The Litribune Magazine are teaming up to entertain and educate the masses with “Dance Party: More Music & Movement.”  Organized by a staff of dedicated...

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Red Cross Hosts Pancake Breakfast at Electric Cheetah

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

If you have ever eaten at the Cheetah, you know this is more than just a restaurant. The Electric Cheetah never fails to deliver an incredible meal of creative selections, quality local ingredients, and excellent service for a very fair price. Many...

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Red Cross to honor Congressman Vern Ehlers as a "Hometown Hero"

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 03-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

The American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids wants to know, "Who's your Hero?" Join the Red Cross for the 4th annual “Hometown Heroes” event on Friday, May 14, 2010. The 2010 Hometown Hero Honoree will be Congressman Vernon J. Ehlers. Congressman...

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Red Cross Hosts Military Family Ice Skating Social

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 03-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

The life of a military family can be a difficult one. Many families are forced to spend months apart from their loved ones and it can become stressful. The American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids provides many services to these families all year...

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March is Red Cross Month!

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

Down the street. Across the country. Around the world. Every day, the American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids turns compassion into action, assisting more than 61,000 people in our community each year. March is Red Cross Month and your local...

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Run for the Red!

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 02-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

Run. Walk. Jog. Hop. Skip. Breakdance. Whatever you do in the Fifth Third River Bank Run this year, you can do it for the Red Cross! The American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids has been selected as a Charity Partner for the 2010 Fifth Third River...

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Rock Out for Haiti

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 01-27-2010 under NONPROFITS

Even two weeks after the 7.3 earthquake that flattened Port-au-Prince, the shocking images coming in from Haiti still seem seared on our minds. Thousands dead, thousands more homeless, hungry and thirsty. In the face of such devastation, what can...

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Be Red Cross Ready: Ashley's Story

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 12-07-2009 under NONPROFITS

It was the night before Thanksgiving and one of our Red Cross staff members, Ashley, was having dinner with some friends at Olga’s. She had been sitting with her friends for a few minutes when she heard a woman yell out, “Help me — help him!”Ashley...

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