Volunteerism

Feature Story Mark Powers cuts the blue ribbon to officially open Tanglefoot Park with the support of Village board members. (Brittany Meyers)

Long-awaited Tanglefoot Park opens with ribbon-cutting


Feature Story Young fans watch on as the next Clippers batter warms up.
Feature Story summer-concert-series
Feature Story Blue Star Trail is a nearly 20-mile recreational trail, connecting South Haven to Saugatuck. 

Foundation grants support placemaking in rural communities


Feature Story Ian Miskelley dives into the pool during competition.
Feature Story Left to right: Organizer Peg Van Grouw, Barbara Neevel, Team Leader Linnie Cross, Myra Karachy, Sally John, Sunny Boeve, Chara Bouma-Prediger, Community Action House Food Access Manager.

Seniors’ sewing project supports healthy eating, nutrition


Feature Story Resilience in Holland is looking for a number of volunteers, including light maintenence work.

Make Waves: Adopt a highway, help kids, support trees


Feature Story Frank Kraai, of Holland, poses along the Window on The Waterfront park in Holland, Michigan where a new ice rink will be built after he donated $1 million toward the effort.
Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso was among 22 single-kidney climbers who tackled Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this month.

Climbing to new heights after kidney donation


Feature Story Briana Kooiman became a victim advocate for the Holland Department of Public Safety after the victim services unit helped her.

Victim turned advocate serves alongside those who helped her


Feature Story Jaquelin Romero is the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holland 2022 Youth of the Year.

Jaquelin Romero named Holland's Youth of the Year


Feature Story Beauty Beyond Drag Productions will raise awareness for the Grand Rapids Red Project.

Make Waves on the Lakeshore: Turn on your heartlight


Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso became active when she learned she was a match to donate her kidney. Now she's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to show what people with only one kidney can do.

Holland native and kidney donor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro


Feature Story Volunteer opportunities along the Lakeshore don't stop when the snow falls.
Feature Story From left, Iliana Ponce, Esther Fifelski, and Susan Kragt are among those advocating for Afghan refugees in West Michigan.

Lakeshore agencies welcome Afghan refugees with open arms


Feature Story Jon Ornee is teaming up with Community Action House for another New Year's Day fundraiser to support the new new Food Club & Opportunity Hub in Holland.

2022 Challenge gets people moving and doing good