The Rapidian


Hundreds of volunteers serve local veterans during Operation United

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, May 17, more than 300 volunteers came together for one purpose: to serve local veterans. Heart of West Michigan United Way recruited 318 volunteers for Operation United, a day of outdoor landscaping, repair projects, and construction at...

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Letter carriers to host mailbox food drive May 11

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Postal workers in Grand Rapids will deliver mail and pick up food on Saturday, May 11, during the nation-wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers. This coming week, each resident will find a bag in...

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Volunteers Secure Millions in Tax Credits for Local Families

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

“Doing a tax return’s like doing a story problem, and how much fun is that?” Chris MacDonald knows a lot about story problems. A former high school math teacher with over 15 years’ experience as a volunteer tax preparer, she...

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Volunteer in Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 01-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

We are inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling, learn more about the hazards of e-waste, and explore the lasting impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a social enterprise, Comprenew strives to embody the mission of King by...

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Service learning opportunities for students at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Attention teachers and educators! Have you been looking for a hands-on opportunity for your students to learn more about technology and environmental stewardship? We would love to host you and your students for a service learning opportunity...

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WYCE celebrates programmers: Sandra Dym

by (hayesgriffin)

Submitted 10-12-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE is a listener supported, volunteer powered, community radio station. Our organizational mission is "Building Community through Media,” and we take that seriously. Programmer: Sandra Dym What are your work/volunteer/hobbies? I am a...

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GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers

by (GRandJazzFest)

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

GRandJazzFest presented by the DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival August 18-19, 2018 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. “It’s about building community, meeting new people, and making new friends,...

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ServeGR website connects Rapidians with volunteer opportunities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

ServeGR is an accessible website to find volunteer opportuniteis in the Grand Rapids area. It is a an easily accessible website that allows a future volunteer to choose what they are interested in doing and time frame. Each organization in ServeGR...

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Father's Day Electronics Recycling Event at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 05-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

Are you looking for a fun way to give back to your community with dad? Do you have an interest in technology or protecting the environment? Comprenew is inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling and learn more about the hazards...

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Crash's Landing & Big Sid's Sanctuary - An organization with a heart

by (kornoelr)

Submitted 03-29-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

“It means everything to me.” These were the resounding words that were expressed by Sara Youngman, Sharon Wylie, and Sarah Klawiter. Three out of over 200 volunteers at Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary. They were...

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