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The social, health and environmental benefits The Greater Lansing Food Bank sponsors the Garden Project throughout the Lansing area, which provides gardening supplies, educational tools and a network to build community gardens. The Food Bank states that it “Supports a network of more than 125-plus community gardens and more than 400 home gardens, serving an […]

Paws with a Cause

Fostering future service dogs The organization Paws with a Cause raises and trains puppies that will become future service dogs. Paws with a Cause “provides dogs to clients that will be trained as service dogs, seizure-response dogs, hearing dogs or trained to work with a child with autism,” said Megan Kempa, a junior at Michigan […]

What are they? Why are they so popular? Grocery shopping is considered to be a hassle for many adults who work all day. Students who go to school full time often consider making a meal to be either a luxury or a chore. Ask an adult with children at home and they will lament having […]

Spring has traditionally been seen as the season of rebirth. It is a time of renewal, when the plants break through the leftover frost and the puddles make our walks more whimsical. For many, the still-new year doesn’t really seem to start until springtime. In a social and political climate as tumultuous as ours, it […]

Organization stands as an advocate and fighter for change In an age where women are making strides professionally, socially and economically, Michigan Women Forward is the perfect organization to set an example for future philanthropy inspired by the power of women.  Michigan Women Forward began in 1986, thanks to Mary Jo Pulte and her recognition […]