If you have ever thought of getting involved with charity and helping out, now is the timeThe 5th annual Find Your Cause event, hosted by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation in partnership with Gryphon Place Volunteer Services, is taking place this week. 'Find Your Cause' is described as...

Is an opportunity to connect with local nonprofits and find ways to get involved with their work in and with community by providing board service, technology assistance, administrative support, legal expertise, and more!

'Find Your Cause' has gotten 50 non-profit groups, searching for volunteer all in same place, so that you can have the chance to meet and talk with the groups. They will provide information about what they do and who they service so that you can make an educated decision on what group you would like to share your time with!

Here is a list of the non-profit groups that will be attending the event...

  1. Michigan League For Public Policy
  2. YWCA Kalamazoo
  3. OutFront Kalamazoo
  4. Kalamazoo youth development network
  5. El Concilio
  6. SHARE (Society for History and Racial Equity)
  7. Disability Network Southwest Michigan
  8. Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON)
  9. Black Arts & Cultural Center
  10. Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  11. Rootead
  12. Northside Association for Community Development
  13. Can-Do Kitchen
  14. Douglass Community Association
  15. Building Blocks of Kalamazoo
  16. Senior Services Inc
  17. Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council (KCAN)
  18. Ascension Borgess
  19. Gaurdian Financial Services
  20. Center for Transformation
  21. Community Healing Centers
  22. Ecumenical Senior Center
  23. Family & Children Services
  24. (HOPE) thru Navigation
  25. Ministry with Community
  26. Kalamazoo Drop-In Child Care Center
  27. First Day Shoe Fund
  28. Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Mich
  29. Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes
  30. Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo
  31. Kalamazoo County Ready 4s
  32. Kalamazoo Covenant Academy
  33. Kalamazoo Literacy Council
  34. Kalamazoo Nature Center
  35. Kalamazoo RESA
  36. SLD Read
  37. Read and Write Kalamazoo
  38. WMED- Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
  39. Healthy House
  40. Open Doors Kalamazoo
  41. Fire Historical & Cultural Arts Collaborative
  42. Confident S.O.L.E.
  43. Big Brothers Big Sisters
  44. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo
  45. Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo
  46. Gurlz of Color
  47. Open Roads Bike Program
  48. Prevention Works Inc.
  49. YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo
  50. Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan

As you can see there is something for everyone of all ages. Nothing feels better then giving of yourself, and your time. Maybe this is the perfect event to assist you in making a difference.

The Event will be Thu, April 11, 2019 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the t Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Kalamazoo Regional Program and Training Center, 601 West Maple Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.