Organizers of a fundraiser set for next weekend hope the community comes out and rallies around saving the Grand Haven catwalk.
Kids Food Basket is a local non-profit organization that provides thousands of sack suppers weekly to fill nutritional food gaps for children.
The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation has hired Christopher Riker as its vice president of advancement and donor services.
Community members are invited to meet Michael Stowell at the grand opening of Love in Action’s renovated sheltered housing facility at 1615 S. Despelder St. from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19.
Greater Ottawa County United Way recently announced a promotion and an addition to its staff.
Jake Hogeboom decided to change things up among his local real estate office staff this holiday season.
Coordinator Ray Ribbink said his volunteers were geared up to help 200 families, so the extra items have been donated to The Salvation Army and Coopersville Cares toy stores, and Love in Action (formerly Love INC).
There are a number of charitable organizations throughout West Michigan that support individuals and families in need. Being largely donation based, these nonprofits provide everything from food and clothing to medical care and transitional housing for those in need.
State police trooper Marty Miller said officers collected seven shopping carts full of donations during the Stuff the Blue Goose campaign Sunday afternoon at the Grand Haven-area Walmart store.
Last month, the Grand Haven Lighthouse Quilt Guild presented a check for $1,500 to Beth Hanis, executive director of the Tri-Cities Area Habitat for Humanity.
As the temperatures drop, the mercury is on the rise on United Way campaign thermometers across Ottawa County.
“Shalom, family — welcome,” exclaims the guide as he greets the group he will escort on their Journey to Bethlehem, which opened Thursday night.
Quite a few tickets remain for the Thursday performances, which begin at 5:45 p.m. and continue through 9 p.m. A limited amount of tickets are available for the later performances on Friday and Saturday.
Fourteen teams started round one of the R.E.A.D. (Reading Enables Adult Development) Scrabble Fundraiser on Nov. 10 by playing off the word “literacy” to bring attention to the reason for the event.
More than 225 people participated in the Oct. 2 walk, with more than 40 churches, groups and businesses joining to help the hungry in our community.