A city with wealthy philanthropists where families who started successful business have chosen to stay and donate their money to causes to make it a better community. That describes both Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids.


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WSW: The Help Now Fund

Feb 25, 2016

As people in Southwest Michigan learned details on Sunday of a Saturday night shooting spree in Kalamazoo, philanthropic organizations were searching for a way to help.

The contributions were raised through company and retiree pledges, the Kellogg company match of pledges and fundraisers

Giving Tuesday

Dec 1, 2013

CEO of United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region says it's a way for people to make a difference