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Village Free Store seeks donations

VANDALIA — One area nonprofit organization is seeking the community’s help in providing for those in need. Our Father’s Family Keepers Ministries is currently seeking ... Read more

1 day ago by Submitted.

Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac reach fundraising requirements for Russom Park Pavilion Project

DOWAGIAC — A local organization has reached the last leg of a long-term project. The Young Professionals of Greater Dowagiac has reached its fundraising goal ... Read more

3 days ago by Max Harden.

DASAS’ sixth annual Survivor Stomp 5K to be host virtually

CASS COUNTY — A local organization is running for a cause throughout the month of April. Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services is hosting its sixth ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Max Harden.

First United Methodist to host annual rummage sale after a year of canceled events

DOWAGIAC — After a year of canceled events, organizers at a Dowagiac church are ready to get back to work by hosting an annual spring ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation awards grants to local charitable programs

BUCHANAN – One area organization recently granted more than $70,000 to organizations in Berrien and Cass counties. The Board of Trustees for Michigan Gateway Community ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Forest Glen to host St. Patrick’s Day curbside luncheon for first responders

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac assisted living center is once again giving back to first responders. Forest Glen Assisted Living Facility, 29601 Amerihost Dr., will host ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan-Galien Lions to host St. Patrick’s Day drive-thru

BUCHANAN – The Buchanan-Galien Lions Club is serving up a St. Paddy’s Day meal for the first time this year. Jerry Flenar, board member of ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Service League’s annual Bundle-A-Buddy fundraiser kicks off on Monday

NILES – A local group is looking ahead to make sure students have the winter gear and clothing they need. The Niles Service League Bundle-A-Buddy ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Niles Scream Park seeks new nonprofit organizations

NILES — The Niles Scream Park, one of Michiana’s most popular autumn destinations, is currently seeking to recruit new community nonprofit groups to assist with ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Michiana Family Center seeks mentors for foster teens

MICHIANA — A regional organization is looking to provide one-on-one support to foster teens across the Michiana region. Serving Edwardsburg, Cassopolis, Dowagiac, Niles, Granger, Mishawaka, ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

YMCA of Greater Michiana to host second annual Day of Giving

NILES — A local organization will once again be promoting a Day of Giving next month. The YMCA of Greater Michiana will host YMCA Day ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

City of Niles, Michigan Gateway Community Foundation partner to help community members

NILES – A new roof is just one of the repairs a partnership between a regional organization and the city of Niles have been able ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Edwardsburg Giving Tree seeks winter weather donations

EDWARDSBURG — Those driving through Edwardsburg are likely to see a strange sight — a tree decorated with garment bags filled with pants, shirts and ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Cassopolis children donate to animal control in honor of late father

CASSOPOLIS — Two Cassopolis children recently honored their father’s memory by giving back to the community. Izzie, 12, and JR, 8, Kennedy celebrated the birthday ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles native fights for peace

Correction: In a prior publication of this piece, the date Brandon Williams’ death was stated incorrectly. The name of Tiara Williams’ organization has also been ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac family displaced by house fire receives community support

DOWAGIAC — A Dowagiac family displaced by a house fire is receiving an outpouring of support from community members. The family of two adults and ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Nonprofit hopes to better address needs of homeless residents

NILES – Some mornings at Ferry Street Resource Center, Executive Director Ric Pawloski and Services Coordinator Arqullia Lewis come to work and find random donations ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Citizens Mediation Service hub installed at Ferry Street Resource Center

NILES – The Niles area just got a hub for residents in need of low to no-cost conflict resolution services. At Ferry Street Resource Center, ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Granger Community Church food drop supports southwest Michigan food pantries

CASSOPOLIS — This week, employees at local food pantry Helping Hands of Cass County are looking at full shelves. “I’ve got two industrial shelves, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan Boy Scout Troop #541 to continue, adapt fundraising tradition

BUCHANAN – An annual Buchanan event will look different this year, but organizers said guests can expect the same meal they have come to know ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Niles Girl Scouts host drive-thru cookie sale

NILES — Cold but determined, four members of a Brandywine Girl Scout Troop #00260 worked away as vehicles pulled into the Hob Nob’s parking lot ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Dowagiac charity campaign doubles fundraising goal

DOWAGIAC — C. Wimberley Automotive’s 11th annual Feed the Hungry campaign has much to be thankful for. The campaign announced Wednesday it raised $43,729 in ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

Cass County Meals on Wheels workers save client from natural gas leak

DOWAGIAC — Last Wednesday, Michael Faunce thought something smelled funny. The Meals on Wheels worker was delivering a meal to a client in Dowagiac with ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

Cass County Council on Aging awarded grant from Pokagon Fund

CASSOPOLIS — A local organization will be able to provide free meals to senior community members thanks to another organization’s generosity. The Cass County Council ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

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