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WMU Students Help Sick Kids With "Magic"

Oct 2, 2018
Audrey VanEssen / WMU A Moment of Magic

A group of students at Western Michigan University are devoting their time to make the days of children at local hospitals a bit more magical.


Courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring

The CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a Community of Caring says adults bring different skills and interests to mentoring. Amy Kuchta says the organization hopes to find 60 mentors over 60 days in the Kalamazoo area.


New Bill Would Allow For Baby Boxes

Mar 29, 2018
State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Anonymity could help make sure abandoned babies are left in safe places. That’s the idea behind new legislation in Lansing. 

Courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring

The CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring says every successful adult can think of someone who influenced them. Amy Kuchta says that’s why the organization is looking to add more mentors in Southwest Michigan.


State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder will consider changing the rules that allow courts to permanently remove children from their parents. The bills are on their way to the governor’s desk. 

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