Inspired by 826 National, a creative writing program started by internationally acclaimed author Dave Eggers, the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) is the only organization in West Michigan that provides students with enriched writing instruction.
A lesser-known fact is that one in five Michigan children are affected by hunger -- a startling statistic, and one that the Grand Rapids-based Kids Food Basket organization is actively trying to combat. While Grand Rapids is commonly thought to be an affluent community, there is also a prevalence of extreme poverty.
Santa Claus Girls has evolved and grown into an organization whose ambitious mission is to see that every child in Kent County is provided with a gift on Christmas morning.
If you weren’t sure what you wanted to do with your life and took an unconventional (but intentional) path...
In 1915, a group of individuals involved with the White Lake Drama Club was looking to build a theatre of its own in Whitehall.