NIA

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

The Greater Lansing area has many shelters and organizations to help the homeless.

But Gateway Youth Services is the only one for homeless and unaccompanied youth.

Current State’s Mark Bashore talks with Gateway Youth Services director Jennifer McMann and outreach coordinator Sophia Estrada Ferrera.

Katie Raynard (L) is the owner of Edges Apparel and Tashmica Torok is founder of the Firecracker Foundation.
Katie Cook / WKAR

The Robin Theater is hosting a fashion show with a purpose this weekend… Fashion for the Fire is a collaboration between Edges Apparel and the Firecracker Foundation, with a purpose of raising awareness and telling the stories of survivors of sexual trauma.

Our guests are Tashmica Torok, founder of The Firecracker Foundation and Katie Raynard, owner of Edges Apparel.

 

Neighbors in Action: NorthWest Initiative

May 7, 2014
Courtesy of Northwest Initiative

 

 


Each Wednesday we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature NorthWest Initiative, which offers an array of programs and services to improve the health of neighborhoods on Lansing’s West and Northwest sides.

courtesy of wildoneslansing.org

It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the Red Cedar chapter of Wild Ones, a national organization that promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices and environmental education.

Neighbors in Action: Youth Action Committee

Apr 9, 2014
courtesy of Robin Miner-Swartz


It’s Wednesday and time for our Neighbors in Action segment, where we feature people and organizations working to make our community a better place. Today we feature the Capital Region Community Foundation’s Youth Action Committee or YAC. The committee is made up of high school students in the Tri Country Area who volunteer and distribute grants to area non-profits that serve youth.