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#GoGreenforWomen this March!

  March is Women’s History Month and we challenge you to “Go Green for Women”! Why green? Green is the color of money and our mission is to equip women to achieve purpose, fulfillment, and financial stability through meaningful employment. Why the month of March? The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in…

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In Memoriam

We remember Joan Crandall, Deb Bailey, and Jayne Schafer.   Joan Crandall Pioneer of the WRC Joan Hamann (Crandall) was a beloved pioneer of the Women’s Resource Center. Joan was the very first Board Chair and also served as Executive Director. “I had the opportunity to spend time with Joan over the past couple of…

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Letter from the CEO – Winter 2021

The success of every woman should be an inspiration to another. We’re strongest when we cheer each other on. – Serena Williams   Women in Grand Rapids are hurting. In the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic, we interacted with nearly as many clients as we typically do in an entire year. But despite…

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Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges

Last fall, Wynnielle Howland had a difficult decision in front of her. She had just finished serving time at the Kent County Jail and she was ready to start fresh in a new career, but she didn’t know where to start. She was recommended to our New Beginnings program and paired with one of our…

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Lisa

“Thank you for your help not only with my resume but with giving me the confidence that I could pick myself up and move forward.”

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Women: Our Voice & Our Votes Matter

Get Ready The Michigan General Election is Tuesday, November 3. Follow the steps below to vote on person or by drop off at a city/township clerk’s office or ballot drop box. You can register to vote any time up to 8PM on Election Day. You do not need a photo ID or proof of citizenship…

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COVID-19 Updates

Dear friends, We hope you are well and safe. Our first priority at Women’s Resource Center is the safety and well-being of our participants, staff, volunteers, and community partners.   Safety Precautions Per the latest MDHHS guidelines, we are currently operating under a revised schedule: Monday & Wednesday | 9am – 5pm | Working remotely…

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