Posts Tagged ‘nonprofit’

Children’s Trust Fund of Michigan

By Sarah SpohnCreated in 1982, the Children’s Trust Fund of Michigan is proud to provide a voice for children and their families, aiming to create safe, healthy environments.Executive Director, Michael Foley, spoke about this unique organization.“We …

Grand Ledge Emergency Assistance Program

This month, we recognize the Grand Ledge Emergency Assistance Program (GLEAP), a nonprofit organization working in the Grand Ledge Public School District (GLPS) to assist families with utility bills, transportation, food, medicine and housing needs. GLEAP’s …

ePIFanyNow

PIFanyNow is a nonprofit organization focused on starting a revolution of kindness. The concept behind ePIFanyNow is to motivate individuals to positively impact other’s lives. The world can sometimes seem overrun with stress and negativity, so ePIFanyNow …

The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness

Homelessness is a nationwide issue and here in Michigan, the problem can be even harder to address with harsh winter weather. The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness (MCAH) is a statewide association consisting of housing, shelter, and service …

The Michigan Council on Alcohol Problems

The Michigan Council on Alcohol Problems (MICAP) educates Michigan citizens about the consequences of the abuse of alcohol beverages and other impairing drugs and promotes public policies that eliminate or mitigate those consequences. “MICAP’s …

The Association for Children’s Mental Health

With a rise in global awareness for mental health problems, it’s good to have an organization like The Association for Children’s Mental Health. The ACMH is an organization that’s purpose is to provide advocacy to individual children and their families …

East Lansing Film Festival & Series

Calling all movie lovers across the greater Lansing area! Mark your calendars because the East Lansing Film Festival (ELFF) is coming to a theater near you starting Thursday, Oct. 30. With around 4,000 attendees every year, the ELFF features everything …

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Since 1965 the Arts Council of Greater Lansing has empowered both lovers and creators of art. The Arts Council’s mission is to build a strong basis for overall growth in the Lansing community for artists and arts and cultural foundations. “Our …

East Lansing Educational Foundation

Since September of 1984, the East Lansing Educational Foundation’s (ELEF) mission has been to “enhance excellence in public education by raising and distributing private resources for the benefit and enrichment of all students.” ELEF’s president, …

Gateway Community Services

In 1970, Louis Hekius, a former Michigan State University Dean and professor, started Gateway Community Services. Originally known as the Drug Education Center, the organization was created with the intent of helping people with drug abuse, problem pregnancies, …

Potter Park Zoological Society

When it officially opened in 1920, Potter Park Zoo became Michigan’s first public zoo and has continued to provide visitors with the opportunity to understand the importance of science and nature for almost a century. Situated on nearly 100 acres and …