Tag Archives: charity

Project to bring Christmas gifts to foster children in need of pilots

AeroplaneA lot of adults know how Santa feels – giving presents to children during the holiday season. But if you’re a pilot and want to know what his reindeer might feel like, we have just the thing. The state is looking for volunteer pilots to help carry gifts to foster children across the state.

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A new charity license plate in Michigan aims to recruit more bone marrow donors


The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office and Michigan Blood this week released the first charity license plate in the nation supporting bone marrow donations.

Michigan Blood is hoping to add more bone marrow donors to the registry. Over 70 percent of marrow matches come from strangers, rather than family members — and the organization says expanding the registry is vitally important. Continue reading

CMU students creating connections with mid-Michigan students with disabilities

The word community can define a lot of different groups. In one case, it defines a small Central Michigan University group known as Connections that Count.

Connections has been creating a community for mid-Michigan students with special needs, and their families, since 2002. Continue reading

Muslim Student Association returns to Central Michigan University


Like many schools, Central Michigan University is home to many different student groups.

One that’s been re-activated this year, after an eight-year hiatus, is the Muslim Student Association. Continue reading