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Refugee students serve those in need at Union High School

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

If you need food and you visit the Mobile Pantry at Union High School, chances are the person who serves you will be a refugee. Refugee students, explains school improvement facilitator Halima Ismail, are at the heart of Union's partnership with...

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Backpack and school supply drive for 500 local kids in need

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

For most children, the first day of school is full of excitement. Unfortunately, for many children that excitement is often overshadowed by worry and embarrassment about being unable to purchase school supplies. The Backpack and School...

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Free meals for Grand Rapids' youth this summer

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Hunger and food insecurity don’t take a summer vacation. Healthy kids who are successful in the classroom need good nutrition, and they need it year round. National benchmarks suggest that 40 percent of kids who regularly eat free or reduced...

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Harrison Park students reveal everyday sources of pressure

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-31-2016 under NONPROFITS

Harrison Park Elementary School's media and writing teams collaborated on on a project to get insight on what causes students stress. The media team worked on the video and the writing team interviewed and compiled anonymous responses from their...

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Traverse City students practice faith by packing potatoes in Comstock Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Each year 3-4,000 volunteers serve at Feeding America West Michigan. For much of the past decade, that number has included about 100 fifth graders from Immaculate Conception Elementary School, part of the Grand Traverse Area Catholic School system....

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Local scholarship program grows for high school juniors, seniors

by (WestMichiganSav...)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan Savoyards is not a local household name, but their scholarship program is becoming well known to area high schools. The Savoyards have been putting on Gilbert & Sullivan performances each spring for 17 years and are now in their...

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How to walk to school

by (EHCN)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under NEWS

What if your first school choice for your children was the public school in your neighborhood? With charter schools, private schools and school-of-choice options, many public neighborhood schools have fallen out out of the running as parents’...

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Story Matters: Dymond talks about day at school

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: Jania speaks about future choices

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Story Matters: ZamZam Isack, Khadimala Isack discuss life in Africa, USA

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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