Amplify GR fills two new positions

A nonprofit is strengthening its leadership team.

Chamber makes new appointees

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce this week announced key staff changes.

Entrepreneur hopes to bring e-sports to GR

Deandre “Dee” Jones is focused on making a difference.

Amway cares for community

Hundreds of Amway employees gave back to West Michigan for this year’s companywide volunteer event. 

Youth organization receives $1.1M donation

MacKenzie Scott made a major contribution to Junior Achievement’s West Michigan chapter. 

Nonprofit rebrands, opens second location

A local nonprofit providing mobility equipment to those in need has rebranded and expanded with a new office.

Rescue mission celebrates construction milestone

An organization on the lakeshore recently celebrated a construction milestone for its new facility.

Organization to distribute healthy food to migrant families in need

North Kent Connect (NKC) is working with Migrant Legal Aid to distribute fresh, healthy food to agricultural workers and their families in northern Kent County.

National bank invests in local emergency housing program

Retail banking company KeyBank is awarding a grant to a local nonprofit. 

Latina Network celebrates eight years with fundraiser

A local organization is celebrating West Michigan “poderosas” during its annual fundraiser. 

Puppy adoption highlights company’s commitment to charity

The grand opening of a tire store in Wyoming had an unexpected outcome for a puppy named Peanut who was part of the festivities.

CASA of Kent County marks 30 years of community impact

“Casa” means “home” in Spanish.

Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity launches townhome project

A housing organization will bring a new townhome development to the Hudsonville area.

Farm ministry receives $45K grant

Two partner organizations received a grant to expand food equity.

D.A. Blodgett names new chief program officer

A local child welfare agency welcomed a new executive.

DTE Foundation provides grant for youth agriculture program

The DTE Energy Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to a youth agriculture education program. 

MI Lupus to host awareness walk

A nonprofit is inviting the public to walk at the John Ball Zoo for Lupus awareness. 

Catherine’s Health Center to open new location

A local health center is opening its fourth location in Wyoming. 

Nonprofit raises awareness, support to impact family homelessness challenge

Family Promise of Grand Rapids, currently in its 25th year of operation, is continuing its mission to provide resources, housing and support for families experiencing homelessness despite a lack of resources and awareness of the issue.

Teen leadership program to kick off this month

A new virtual leadership program for teens in West Michigan will go live later this month.