• Roofs to Roots

    Roofs to Roots

    June 20, 2013

    Grand Rapids, Michigan has been voted one of the biggest turn around cities in the nation. Since early 2004, Grand Rapids made a point to knock out homelessness and make it a priority. The goal was not only to fix the problem at hand but the future of this horrible circumstance that recently became the […]

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  • Pink Lemonade for Peace

    Pink Lemonade for Peace

    June 17, 2013

    “A five-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand “for peace” right across the street from a notorious church in Kansas which has been accused of spreading hate and homophobia wherever it goes. The purpose behind young Jayden Sink’s beverages is to raise money for a nonprofit organization called Planting Peace, which supports orphanages, works to […]

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  • Rockford Community Celebrates 15 Years of Mitchell’s Run

    Rockford Community Celebrates 15 Years of Mitchell’s Run

    June 13, 2013

    On August 17th, the Rockford community will rally for it’s 15th year of Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford. The 5k race began in August 1999 in an effort to raise money for the Parent Project MD, a non-profit organization searching for a cure to Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne MD is a genetic disorder that causes a […]

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  • Concert Embezzlement doesn’t stop Charity Donations

    Concert Embezzlement doesn’t stop Charity Donations

    June 10, 2013

    This story of munificent actions is one to impress even the most charitable of people.  Illuminatti Entertainment, created by high school student Craig Ferguson, had hosted a concert in Pontiac, Michigan for the multiplatinum recording rap artist Mike Jones.  In the midst of one of the worst economic downturns in American History, the Bloomfield Hills […]

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  • Michigan Veterans

    June 9, 2013

    For years, Michigan veterans’ issues sat on the back burner in the public policy realm, despite their high unemployment rate and poor use of veterans’ benefits. Reps. Santana and David Knezek announced last month that they’re leading a Democratic task force to identify ways to better serve veterans. They’ll travel the state and speak with […]

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  • GiveCamp Gives Grand Rapids Technology

    GiveCamp Gives Grand Rapids Technology

    June 5, 2013

    GiveCamp is a weekend event in Grand Rapids, Michigan where volunteer technology professionals and local non-profit organizations come together to improve and create new solutions for each non-profit group. On the Friday of the GiveCamp weekend, teams are divided up into groups of five or six and matched with an organization. Over the course of […]

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  • Festival of the Arts-This Weekend in Downtown Grand Rapids!

    Festival of the Arts-This Weekend in Downtown Grand Rapids!

    June 5, 2013

    Festival of the Arts is making its 44th appearance this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids beginning Friday, June 7th. Inspired by “The Calder” art piece, the festival first began in 1970 and was originally sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids. The three-day community arts celebration is held annually in June. Alexander Calder, […]

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  • Bad Breakup? Good News.

    June 4, 2013

    Suffering from a bad break-up or divorce from your last relationship?  Well, Good News Community is there for you.  The non-profit is a volunteer community of persons that have experienced broken relationships and are committed to helping others. They have been in existence since 1978.   They offer various different ways to provide support for […]

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  • PaperGator

    May 31, 2013

    There is not a lot to get excited at when looking at the PaperGator, it looks a lot like your average dumpster. The PaperGator, however is no average dumpster as it not only helps the environment, but helps nonprofit churches and schools earn money. Look around your home; do you have old papers lying around? Phonebooks? Magazines? […]

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