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Kent County Domestic Violence Community Coordinated Response Team honors domestic homicide victims

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 09-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

Kent County Domestic Violence Community Coordinated Response Team (DVCCRT) will host their annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Candlelight Vigil, an event to honor those that have lost their lives to domestic violence.    The Vigil...

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Community building through resource sharing in Heartside

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 01-23-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Jenn Schaub, Neighborhood Revitalization Specialist at Dwelling Place, shares that “we’ve been doing a series of Heartside Listening Sessions with The City of Grand Rapids and one of the repeated requests was more information about...

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Open the Door: Resident leaders take Los Angeles

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 11-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

The NeighborWorks Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is an invitation-only, three-day training event that aims to strengthen the voices and skills of community, resident and volunteer leaders by helping to share best practices and solutions to...

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Grand Rapids Threshold Choir works to bring comfort to dying with song

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Threshold Choir is a local chapter of an international network of a cappella choirs whose singers serve to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying. The Grand Rapids choir was started by Linda...

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Catalyst Radio: MomsBloom is women volunteering to serve women with newborns

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-11-2015 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 feature the local nonprofit MomsBloom – a women-supporting-women organization focusing on mothers with...

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Catalyst Radio: Tonight's [email protected] concert with The Bad Plus supports Pets For Vets

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the nonprofit Pets For Vets – the program that provides a second chance for shelter and other pets by...

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Catalyst Radio: Hope Network program promotes peer relationships for mental health support

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-05-2014 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 learn about a new program of the behavior health nonprofit Hope Network, called Our Place: Peer to Peer. Using a...

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EatGR Meetup at Tacos El Cunado

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2014 under

Good food is better when you eat it together. It’s even better when you can eat it for a good cause. Join FoodCircles, EatGR, and Feeding America West Michigan on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Tacos El Cunado in Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market....

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Degage Ministries to celebrate 10 years of Open Door Women's Center with fundraiser

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On Thursday, March 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Degage Ministries will throw its “Open Door, Open Hearts” benefit for the Open Door Women's Center at the Celebration Cinema Wave Room (2121 Celebration Dr...

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Wear your Heart on your Sleeve: Support Variety and Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Started in 1991 on Valentine's Day, The Gold Heart Fundraising Program grew from a campaign in Great Britain to a global initiative to support children who have special needs. The symbol of the campaign is a small gold-colored, heart-...

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