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March 2022

Purple Community Griffins Game

March 18, 2022 @ 6:00 PM
Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton W
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

We are excited to host our 10th annual Grand Rapids Griffins Purple Community Game at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022, at Van Andel Arena. This year’s event will feature: Intermission activities hosted by Maranda of WOOD TV 8 50/50 raffle (100% of proceeds going to VAI) $2 beers and $2 hot dogs from 6–8 p.m. Limited-edition Van Andel Institute Purple Community jersey auction after the game Purple Ticket Packs are BACK! Lower-level center ice seats available for $25…

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June 2022

Border to Bridge Run 2022: Benefiting Breast Cancer Research

June 4, 2022 - June 11, 2022

Three women from the Caledonia community plan to run the length of Michigan’s lower peninsula in a first-ever Border-to-Bridge Run to raise funds supporting breast cancer research from June 4-11, 2022. Becky Bravata, Lieschen Jacobs and Liz Burnis want to use their love of running to generate charitable donations for breast cancer research in partnership with the Van Andel Institute. The women will begin at the Michigan-Indiana border and plan to run more than 300 miles north over eight consecutive…

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October 2022

TCS London Marathon 2022

October 2, 2022
London

Sign up today and join an incredible trans-Atlantic team of runners raising funds for Parkinson’s disease research! The TCS London Marathon is returning in-person in 2022, and Van Andel Institute is teaming up with U.K.-based Cure Parkinson’s to give runners the opportunity to take on one of the world’s greatest races! Join the Waitlist In exchange for access to this incredible experience, we ask you to commit to raising $7,000 to support Parkinson’s research through VAI and Cure Parkinson’s International…

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