MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY STORIES
A final tally has not yet been released, but early reports show over $33,000 in donations were collected Friday.
The Red Cross held a blood drive at the Holland Township fire station on Riley Street and some had to wait an hour because of the number of people responding.
Photos from the American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids. 11/2/12
ABC, in partnership with the American Red
Cross, has created a "Day of Caring". This special coverage will be
live all day on Monday, November 5, 2012.
Blood drives are being organized in areas of the country not being affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Saturday was 'Make a Difference Day'--the largest day of volunteering in the United States. This year, Gannett employees including those at WZZM 13 participated.
It's part of national Make A Difference Day, which was started by Gannett, WZZM 13's parent company.
Volunteers around the country are gearing up to make a meaningful difference in their communities this weekend.
WZZM 13 is pleased to announce the largest day of volunteering in the USA! On Saturday, October 27th , WZZM 13 employees, and other Gannett properties nationwide will organize and spend the day helping in their local communities for the annual Make a Difference Day.
A local rescue group says we could see a lot of neglected farm animals because of a nationwide hay shortage.
Join in the Komen West Michigan Race for the Cure® and help prevent the preventable, treat the treatable, and put an end to breast cancer forever!
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY UPDATES
The online project database for this year's Make A Difference Day is open and ready for entries. Get started today!
Does your project qualify? Get the details now!
Everyday kindness makes a difference in eight little lives.
Members of Congress from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Nevada, Iowa, Kentucky and Texas pay tribute.
The Lake County News-Sun has a story and photo gallery about the project at a Waukegan school that was recognized as a National Honoree this year.
2012 Make A Difference Day national honorees included in National Volunteer Week recognition by the White House.
Mayor of Salisbury, NC, Paul Woodson writes about the impact volunteering has on his community. See what he has to say.
Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy writes about the impact volunteering has had on Jersey City. See what he has to say.
2012 National Honoree Neha Gupta writes about the impact of volunteering. See what she has to say.
14 groups of volunteers each received $10,000 to donate to their local charities at the 21st Make A Difference Day Awards.
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