International Women’s Day 2024 – Call for Award Nominations

On Friday, March 8th, 2024, SowHope will be hosting the second annual International Women’s Day march in downtown Grand Rapids! The inaugural event was a huge hit in the community. In addition to glowing news coverage from several stations, SowHope received overwhelmingly positive feedback from the over 100 people who attended the festivities. This year, […]

SowHope Summer Yoga Series

The SowHope Summer Yoga Series is in full swing. We believe in promoting healthy lives all around the world and that starts with our own. Each class is taught by SowHope Intern and Certified Yoga Teacher, Carissa Patrone. Carissa is very passionate about the positive effects that integrating yoga can have on our bodies and […]

March 8th, International Women’s Day – Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Ten Year Celebration – Fall 2016 Newsletter

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] SowHope celebrated our 10th anniversary at an Open House at our office on May 15th, 2016. When SowHope turned 10 this January, it also marked the 10-year anniversary for our dedicated volunteers. SowHope’s model has always meant a dependence on the good will of helpers. […]

Support Women Worldwide for Mother’s Day 2016

Written by Meagan Roland, SowHope Intern. Based on field visit reports from Mary Dailey Brown. Veronique, a widow from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is a survivor of emotional and physical abuse perpetrated against her by armed rebels during regional conflicts. Unfortunately, many women living in the DRC have experienced great violence and hardship due to […]