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The Battle is ON!

GR8 Sports, Great Kids introduces the second season of Battle of the Brackets The excitement is mounting and the competition is preparing - preparing for another great season of Battle of the Brackets. Embracing the Grand Rapids workforce’s competitive spirit, while also raising money for Grand Rapids Public Schools K-8 ...
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Meet Cindy!

Meet Cindy Conkle. Our Director of Annual Fund, resident guru of gratefulness and a Harry Potter fanatic! Working with the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation (GRSAF) team, Cindy shares her love and knowledge for all things Grand Rapids through her leadership of our signature events MindShare and the Foundation for ...
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Meet Carolyn!

Meet Carolyn Frank. Our Administrative Assistant extraordinaire! After working with the fabulous team at Habitat for Humanity of Kent County for two years, Carolyn joined the team at the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation this past September. Not only does Carolyn bring top-notch trouble-shooting skills and organization to the table, she ...
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Thank you!

Because of generosity... The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation can help ensure that each and every one of the almost 17,000 GRPS students have the opportunity to learn year-round through wide-ranging programs and enrichment trips. We are humbled by the commitment of those around us who join together in strengthening ...
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Lake Michigan Credit Union brings Santa Squad!

 On Monday, December 3 the Lake Michigan Credit Union Santa Squad descended upon Burton Middle and UPrep Middle to decorate and support GR8 Sports, Great Kids GRPS student athletes. Watch the video to see the fun, holiday spirit this year's Santa’s Squad brought to these two fantastic schools! A ...
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