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MoonBeam Garden

September 28, 2008

Erik Benson and Angela Stephenson purchased a vacant lot on the Northside of Kalamazoo to create MoonBeam Garden. They plan to create a botanical garden of perennial…

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Future Chefs

September 28, 2008

Lucy Bland has been involved in Fair Foods of Kalamazoo for several years. She approached Bread for Journey of Southwest Michigan requesting support for Fair Foods’ Future…

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PeaceJam

September 28, 2008

Rajuir came to Bread for the Journey of Southwest Michigan as a high school senior in May 2006 with a simple request. She asked for $391 to…

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Massage for Pregnant Women

September 28, 2008

Megan Schuiteboer is a certified massage therapist. For the past year, she has been donating massage services one day each week to clients of Hannah’s House, a…

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Play Ball!

September 28, 2008

Sandy Davis’ grandson, who attends Riverside School in Battle Creek, Michigan, is in a small classroom for children with ADHD and anger problems. The class size is…

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Life Ministries

September 28, 2008

Tammie McDonald found herself homeless nine years ago. Unlike many in that situation, she was determined to find a way out of poverty. Knowing that better education…

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