The Kalamazoo Community Foundation and Volunteer Kalamazoo, a program of Gryphon Place, are inviting the community to kick off summer at Find Your Cause 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27 at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, 402 E. Michigan Ave.

The goal of the event is to share that there are many ways to give back to the community, one of which is volunteering. Those who attend will have the opportunity to meet and talk one on one with representatives from 16 local nonprofits about volunteer opportunities available with their organizations.

Participating nonprofits include:

  • Air Zoo
  • Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Community Services Charity
  • Douglass Community Association
  • Goodwill Industries of Southwestern Michigan
  • Gryphon Place
  • Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
  • Kalamazoo Literacy Council
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • Mothers of Hope
  • OutFront Kalamazoo
  • Senior Services of Southwest Michigan
  • Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy
  • Urban Alliance
  • YWCA Kalamazoo

Catered by The Organic Gypsy food truck, the family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Those interested in attending can sign up by calling the Community Foundation 269.381.4416 or on the Community Foundation's Facebook page.

June 20, 2017