On Air Now

Current Show

Coast to Coast AM   12:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Call Coast to Coast now at 1-800-825-5033

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 590 AM Kalamazoo, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Kalamazoo,MI 49001)

More Weather »
63° Feels Like: 63°
Wind: WNW 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 55°

Tomorrow

Scattered Thunderstorms 76°

Thurs Night

Clear 53°

Alerts

Poverty Reduction Initiative helps 800 connect with services

by
Project Connect Volunteers
Project Connect Volunteers

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- About 800 people needing assistance of one kind or another turned up at the Expo Center yesterday to take advantage of Project Connect. Co-coordinator Pam Burpee says they were able to get a free meal, maybe some free clothing, get some advice, maybe some dental work.

It’s a very productive event, not only for those who get help, but for the service providers who say they get to mingle, compare notes, collaborate and share ideas and even come up with joint efforts.'

Burpee says one of the biggest challenges they face is finding sponsors to underwrite the event, which is held twice a year.  The next one will be held this fall.

 

Comments