Youth

Feature Story Cynthia Martinez films Daniel, a student in the TRIO Upward Bound program.

Filmmaker gives a voice to first gen college students


Feature Story Colby Tucker, 14, from Hopkins in Allegan County, is in his third year of collecting and cooking sap.
Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story “One-third of everything we eat depends on pollination,” says Don Lam, of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association (HABA). “Imagine losing one bite out of every three.”
Feature Story GRCC is testing basketball players weekly for COVID-19 through a partnership with Ferris State.
Feature Story Residents of the Ottawa County Juvenile Dentention Center collected more than 1,500 individual items and from them created 125 care package bags for those experiencing homelessness.

Juvenile detention residents helping homeless, others in need


Feature Story The renovated Herrick District Library Northsider branch has a cozy feel after its $4 million expanison.

Expansion gives HDL North Branch a comfy ‘living room’ feel


Feature Story Hope College sophomore Houston Patton received the gift of a new saxaphone.

Gift of saxophone invigorates spirit of Hope student


Feature Story Three recent high school scholarship winners with a CFHZ donor.

Hundreds of scholarships available through CFHZ


Feature Story Michigan Fosters Executive Director Tiffany Kraker and Holland Heights CRC Parsonage Committee Chairman Kevin Anderson stand outside of what is soon to become Journey Home, a place for families navigating foster care.
Feature Story Kristi Roelofs is the chair of the Allendale Community Foundation,

Allendale Community Foundation grants benefit schools, youth


Feature Story Hope College's TRIO Upward Bound students received a special holiday treat from their mentors — and Santa — on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020.

Socially distanced Santa visits Upward Bound students


Feature Story Kids' Food Basket is expanding its meal program to children in Ottawa and Allegan counties with a new site in Holland.

Gentex makes commitment to fight childhood hunger


Feature Story Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland Teen Center Director, Sara Delbene, helps a teen with her homework on a Wi-Fi enabled device.

Boys & Girls Club steps up to support youth during the pandemic


Innovation News BruceMichael

BruceMichael Wilson aims to shift the narrative for Black farmers


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

Fiesta returns to Grand Haven this week