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Sisters in Social Media

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

We've finally taken the plunge into the social media arena. The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids now have a facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/dominicansistersgrandrapids . If you are not a facebook member, you can still click on ...

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West Michigan Autotraders step it up for their community

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

On March 26, the Autotrader.com employees of West Michigan teamed up to help make a difference in the lives of Grand Rapids’ youth. Eight Autotrader volunteers came to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth and spent three hours...

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UICA Volunteer Spotlight: Brett Colley

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over the past six years, Brett Colley has been a dedicated volunteer, leader, arts advocate, educator, and peer. Brett has generously given countless hours to UICA and to our community as one of the most active members of our all-volunteer Visual...

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Low graduation rates affect community in many ways

by (jleff)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under OPINION

I was a straight B and C student all through high school with very little to show after leaving other than a degree. I never cared that much or tried all that hard. I knew from my junior year on that I was going to be a musician/recording engineer....

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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Bagged the vacation? Help us decorate sack supper bags!

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 03-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

We need your help in decorating bags for our ‘sack suppers’.  Kids’ Food Basket is a non-profit childhood hunger organization serving 2,450 evening meals each weekday to 24 Kent County elementary schools.  We are working to make sure lunch...

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After School Program Receives Hilton Grant

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

The WORD HASD After-School Tutoring Program in Grand Rapids received a grant in the amount of $2,500 from the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters (based in Los Angeles, California). The WORD HASD program is a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand...

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West Michigan Taco Bell patrons donate over 500 winter coats in 10 days

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over a span of only ten days, West Michigan residents succeeded in making winter a little warmer for over 500 members of Boys & Girls Clubs in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, and Battle Creek.  Fifty local Taco Bell restaurants collected...

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UICA: Volunteer Spotlight

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

Cydney Colvig, Special Events VolunteerIn every city she has resided, Cydney Colvig seeks out artistic opportunities of both the professional and volunteer nature. Originally from Canada, Cydney has lived in cities such as Toronto, Vancouver,...

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6 Ways To Make A Difference This Christmas Season

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

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Submitted By: Carrie Lyzenga, Special Events Coordinator & Marketing/PR Manager  Sponsor a child for Christmas. Many children are not blessed with the opportunity to receive gifts on Christmas. D.A. Blodgett for...

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