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Catalyst Radio: Thrive holding fundraisers as part of World Refugee Day

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW June 20 is highlighted as World Refugee Day, and in this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about efforts to serve the refugee community here in the...

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My Story Through Art Showcase

by (dchu)

Submitted 06-20-2014 under

Bethany Christian Services is proud to present its fifth annual My Story Through Art Showcase! Every summer, we pair youth from our mentoring programs with a local Grand Rapids artist to create a piece of art inspired by the youth's life. This...

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International Community Cup

by (kaparsons)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under

On June 20th and 21st, teams representing nationalities from around the world will compete for the top spot in Bethany Christian Services' fundraiser tournament. Proceeds will benefit Bethany’s Refugee Employment program, which offers...

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International Community Cup

by (kaparsons)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under

On June 20th and 21st, teams representing nationalities from around the world will compete for the top spot in Bethany Christian Services' fundraiser tournament. Proceeds will benefit Bethany’s Refugee Employment program, which offers...

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Bethany Christian Services holds silent auction to benefit local refugees

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-12-2013 under NEWS

On November 14 the Downtown Market will host Growing Global, Farming Local: Refugee Benefit Silent Auction. The event goes from 6:30-9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online for $20 or at the door for $25. Proceeds go to Bethany’s refugee...

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Walk this Sunday to support refugees

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 06-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In honor of World Refugee Day, Bethany Christian Services will host the first Grand Rapids Refugee Walk this Sunday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. It’s a 5K walk that will raise money to support Bethany’s Refugee Services program. The Refugee...

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Refugee resettlement: A long story made short

by (LSSMGR)

Submitted 05-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

According to the UNHCR’s 2011 statistics, the estimated total number of refugees around the world is 15,600,000. According to the US bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, since 1975, the US has welcomed over 3 million refugees from all...

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Thrive hosts Grains of Hope refugee play, ethnic dinner, silent auction April 21

by (refugeesupportgr)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Imagine being forced to leave your home, fleeing to seek shelter in a country you hardly know. Professor Stephanie Sandberg and a group of theatre students have interviewed over one hundred refugees about their experiences as well as several...

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Chin Community of Grand Rapids invites local residents to share in their culture

by (Vossj)

Submitted 02-21-2013 under NEWS

The Chin Community of Grand Rapids will host the third annual National Chin Day Celebration this coming Saturday, February 23, at East Kentwood High School Auditorium (6230 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Kentwood). The event is free and will run from 1:30-5:00 p...

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Annual Refugee art auction to be held at Bar Divani

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 11-01-2012 under NEWS

“[Art Without Borders] is a fundraiser and awareness event. We want people to know that there are refugees in their community and to know why [refugees] are here,” says Kate Law, Marketing and Communication Specialist at Bethany...

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