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Join us on Wednesday, September 25 at Fredrick Meijer Gardens to celebrate 5 years of understanding! We are excited to  welcome Ginger Zee as our special guest! See below for available sponsorship opportunities and tickets! This is one of our events you won't want to miss!

Sponsorship opportunities & Tickets

Please mail sponsorship checks to:

i understand
PO Box 822
Ada, MI 49301

UPCOMING Events

August 21

Support Group

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fountain Street Church 24 Fountain Street NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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August 21

Support Group

Join i understand, founder Vonnie Woodrick and TCM Counseling‘s, Barb Doorlag for support and discussion after losing a loved one to death by suicide. This complicated and devastating loss affects us in many different ways and important conversations must be had to bring understanding and peace to something so difficult to understand. The group is a wonderful support system and topics vary depending on what the groups needs are for the month.  This group is available at no cost.


Please register here!

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fountain Street Church 24 Fountain Street NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

September 10

Pink Heart Day

5pm - 8pm

Rosa Park Circle

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September 10

Pink Heart Day

Mayor Bliss proclaimed September 10th as Pink Heart Day in the City of Grand Rapids on September 10, 2018, National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day.

We are excited for Pink Heart Day, September 10, 2019 as we continue to remind our community and beyond - “we only need one person to understand, will you be the one?”

Join us at City Flats Event Room for Yoga with Embody GR, pink heart tattoos, info from Joy Undiluted, Experience Live Art, music, photo booth, snacks, infused waters and more!

This event is from 5pm - 8pm with Yoga beginning at 6:30.


Please register here.

5pm - 8pm

Rosa Park Circle

September 17

QPR Training (CPR for the Brain)

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ronald McDonald House of West Michigan

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September 17

QPR Training (CPR for the Brain)

 

Join i understand and TCM Counseling as we come together to offer QPR training also known as CPR for the brain.


Question, Persuade and Refer. Three easy words to help you help someone else and perhaps change a life. You will receive a certificate after completion of class. This is being held on our Caregiver Support Group night - we believe this class can have meaningful impact on those who care for their loved ones. 


Space is limited. 


Please Register here.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ronald McDonald House of West Michigan

September 18

Support Group

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fountain Street Church

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September 18

Support Group

Join i understand, founder Vonnie Woodrick and TCM Counseling‘s, Barb Doorlag for support and discussion after losing a loved one to death by suicide. This complicated and devastating loss affects us in many different ways and important conversations must be had to bring understanding and peace to something so difficult to understand. The group is a wonderful support system and topics vary depending on what the groups needs are for the month.  This group is available at no cost. 


6:30pm - 8:00pm

Fountain Street Church

September 25

5 Year Celebration Dinner

6:00pm

Frederick Meijer Gardens

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September 25

5 Year Celebration Dinner

Join us at Fredrick Meijer Gardens to celebrate 5 years of understanding! We are excited to  welcome Ginger Zee as our special guest! 

6:00pm

Frederick Meijer Gardens

More Events

Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1.800.273.8255

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.

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