Can the police department’s new strategic plan really transform policing in a meaningful way?
A new study from Honest Paws found that scams involving the sale of puppies have increased 280% during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Michigan residents are one of the most impacted.
Partners for a Racism-Free Community hands the baton to WMCAT.
A recent survey from American Addiction Centers found 53% of Michigan residents have struggled with “quiet stress” this year.
Group works to elevate the history of Black residents and clear path for future prosperity.
A local nonprofit is planning to open its annual Christmas store to support the Grand Rapids homeless community.
Ada-based nonprofit i understand on Saturday will honor International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day by holding a toy drive and delivering several charitable donations to organizations around Grand Rapids.
Those looking to make a difference this holiday season can donate cold-weather necessities to a local nonprofit that serves individuals experiencing homelessness.
Baxter Community Center is seeking donations to fill holiday baskets for families in need of a little Christmas cheer.
Michigan renters are falling behind on payments more so than the rest of the country.
Homeless women face unique experiences and local agencies are trying to meet their needs.
Dean Cain’s latest project was filmed in Grand Rapids.
DisArt teams with artist to share important stories.
$10 million injected into early childhood programming.
Partners collaborate to improve awareness.
Grand Rapids Pride Center looks toward future.
Sam Cummings, managing partner with CWD, said he was “mad as hell” Saturday night and Sunday morning, but witnessing the community outreach and cleanup afterward restored his faith in West Michigan.
Starting Saturday, Becca VandeGriend will be leading West Michiganders in World Vision’s Virtual Global 6K for Water, a worldwide charity event with the purpose of raising thousands of dollars in donations for the organization’s global clean water access programs.
The Grand Rapids Drive, Grand Rapids Griffins, West Michigan Whitecaps and West Michigan Sports Commission partnered to launch “One Team For West Michigan,” an initiative to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gadziemskis have turned their passion into a sanctuary.