Category Archives: Kelsey’s Blog Posts

#SharetheLoaf – Arnie’s Giving Free Meals to the Community

The Mission of Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company is to “Share the Loaf” with their Grand Rapids Neighbors. #SharetheLoaf is a two-fold movement: Firstly, the team at Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company wanted to serve high quality food for a reasonable price. They created a drive thru at the Leonard Street location of…MORE

J.K. Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home

J.K. Rowling launched an online hub to keep children educated and entertained during the coronavirus pandemic. She said “Harry Potter at Home” Brings together a number of resources related to the international franchise, including free access to the audiobook version of the first installment in the series. Check out her tweet below for more information!…MORE

Stream HBO for free with #StayHomeBoxOffice

HBO programming will be available to stream from home without a subscription with HBO Now and HBO Go, beginning April 3. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine HBO series including The Sopranos, Veep, Succession, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Ballers, Barry, Silicon Valley, and True Blood. You can also stream 20…MORE

NASA Launches “NASA at Home” For Adults and Kids

For anyone who is a space lover or bored at home, this is perfect for you! NASA wanted to launch a program that could keep families learning and entertained amid the Coronavirus. The space agency is doing it in the best way by bringing NASA right to your home. NASA just launched a brand new…MORE

Paws, Claws & Corks is going virtual!

The Humane Society of West Michigan was planning to host their annual fundraiser Paws, Claws & Corks at DeVos Place on March 18. Unfortunately, their plans had to be changed. While they said they would love to celebrate with you in person, they have made this difficult decision in order to keep the guests and…MORE

A Math Teacher Helps Student With Homework From Her Front Porch

These are the stories we all need to hear right now! The Coronavirus has brought alot of pain and hurt to peoples lives, it has affected everyone in different ways.  Yet it’s heartwarming moments like this that show how powerful small acts of kindness can be. Due to the Coronavirus, many schools have turned to…MORE

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is Donating 100,000 Free Smoothies to Healthcare Workers

We love hearing inspiring stories of companies giving back to the community! Tropical Smoothie Cafe has announced that they would love to give 100,000 smoothies away to health care workers who are on the front lines of fighting the Coronavirus. They recently launched a campaign called “In It Together”, where they are encouraging each smoothie…MORE

Justin Bieber Postpones The Changes Tour Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Justin Bieber was scheduled to perform at the Van Andel Arena on August 16th. Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus outbreak, The Changes Tour is being postponed. Here is the official statement from Justin and his team: “In light of the current public health crisis, and with the deepest concern for all those being affected, Justin…MORE

It Is Well With My Soul

In the second week of government mandated social-distancing during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, arranger David Wise awoke one morning with an idea. He was missing his Nashville community of studio session singers, and wanted to do something to bring everybody together, virtually. The idea of a virtual choir wasn’t a new idea, but this video…MORE

Lizzo buys lunch for ER staff at Henry Ford Hospital

Lizzo surprised the nurses and doctors working at one of Detroit’s busiest hospital Monday. According to the Henry Ford Hospital Facebook account, Lizzo bought lunch for the Emergency Room staff at the hospital. She also shouted them out in a video shared by the hospital. “I just wanted to say thank you so much for…MORE