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.
Do you know exactly where your money is going when you donate to an organization?
If they’re using a professional fundraising service, the service may keep up to two-thirds of every dollar.
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.
Tuesday is so-called “Giving Tuesday.” It’s a short break from the holiday shopping season, when the focus shifts to giving back to your favorite causes.
But for all the good that comes with the day, there are also bad actors out there, trying to take advantage of your generosity.
Turkey and stuffing may be on the minds of many this month. But for some people in the mid Michigan area, tropical foods are on the menu.
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.
This entry was posted in
Central Michigan University, Local and tagged awareness, campus, Central Michigan University, charity, events, groups, Islam, MSA, Muslim, religion, students on . February 5, 2014