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April 2019 GIVE Project – Tri-Cities Women Who Care

For our April Give Project we chose to highlight Tri-Cities Women Who Care. This amazing organization grew from a seed planted in Jackson, Michigan by Karen Dunigan in 2006. Karen formed an alliance of 117 women who joined forces to streamline ...

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March 2019 GIVE Project – Read Muskegon

March is Reading Month! For our GIVE Project this month, we are partnering with Read Muskegon. "One in six adults in the United States is functionally illiterate, reading at or below the 4th grade level. In Muskegon County, that translates to ...

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January 2019 GIVE Project- Positive Options

This past month we had the privilege of learning more about an organization that happens to be our neighbor! (literally right across the parking lot) Sarah Minner, the Director of Positive Options gave us a tour of their space and shared their ...

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October 2018 GIVE Project- Be Nice.

For the month of October we partnered with Be Nice! Be Nice is also referred to as the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan. We invited Christy Buck, the Executive Director of Be Nice, to come in on National Mental Health Awareness day. Sh...

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September 2018 GIVE Project- Step Up

For the month of September we worked with Step Up! Step Up is a non profit in Muskegon. To learn more about Step Up please visit their website; We had the chance to meet Lynn, one of the coordinators of the organi...

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July 2018 GIVE Project- NORA

This July our team volunteered with NORA, specifically at their summer school program they run at Ferry Elementary in Grand Haven! We spent the afternoon doing a scavenger hunt, swinging, playing a few rounds of GaGa ball and a game of ...

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June 2018 GIVE Project- McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm

This June our team worked with the McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm in Muskegon. After we arrived at the garden, Laurie Wieschowski, the McLaughlin Grows Farm Manager, told us a little more about the organization and what they're doing in the commu...

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April 2018 GIVE Project- Mosquito Creek Trails

This April, we had the privilege of meeting one of the advocates for Mosquito Creek Trails, Alex Wagner. Mosquito Creek Trails will be a regional, year-round outdoor recreation destination with more than 10 miles of back country trails. It will...

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March GIVE Project- Muskegon Humane Society

For our March GIVE Project, we took a trip to the Muskegon Humane Society! We were privileged to meet with their Director, Alexis Ogborn. We got to tour their facility and hear about what they do for our community. Listening to Alexis talk s...

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