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February 2020

South Christian Basketball Game

February 28 @ 5:00 PM
South Christian High School, 160 68th St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States
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South Christian High School will be taking on cancer for their men’s and women’s varsity basketball games and invite attendees to help in turning the gym purple, while they raise funds and awareness for cancer research at Van Andel Institute!

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B93 Country Kicks Cancer Concert Series – Aaron Watson

February 28 @ 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Calling all country music fans! Our friends at B-93 and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer! For every Aaron Watson ticket sold, $1.00 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support cancer research happening right here in West Michigan! We are in need of volunteers to help run our Van Andel Institute Purple Community table during the concert! Please email purplecommunity@vai.org if you are interested. See you there!

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March 2020

B93 Country Kicks Cancer Concert Series — Levi Hummon — The Stache

March 14 @ 6:30 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Our friends at B-93 and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer! For every ticket sold, $1 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support cancer research happening right here in West Michigan!

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B93 Country Kicks Cancer Series — Matt Stell

March 18 @ 6:30 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Calling all country music fans! If you are a Matt Stell fan and would like to attend a fun concert while supporting a great cause, we encourage you to volunteer as Van Andel Institute Purple Community and our friends at B-93 and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer! For every Matt Stell ticket sold, $1 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support cancer research happening right here in West Michigan!

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PC Leadership Lunch & Learn – Spring

March 25 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Save the date for the 2020 Van Andel Institute Purple Community Leadership Lunch & Learn! Due to popular demand, we have added a second Leadership Lunch & Learn for 2020! This event is free and open to all schools that are interested in learning more about Van Andel Institute. Lunch will be provided to you and your students, you will be able to hear from an Institute scientist, conduct experiments and SO much more! If you have a group of…

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Purple Community Griffins Game

March 27 @ 7:00 PM
Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton W
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
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We are excited to host our 9th annual Grand Rapids Griffins Purple Community Game at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Van Andel Arena. This year’s event will feature: Intermission activities hosted by Maranda of WOTV4 Women 50/50 Raffle (100% of proceeds going to VAI) $2 beers and $2 hot dogs from 6–8 p.m. Limited-edition Purple Community game jersey auction after the game • Lower Level Center Ice seats available for $25 and Lower Level Face Off seats…

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April 2020

LAX vs Cancer

April 25
Grandville High School, 4700 Canal Ave SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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The Grandville Bulldogs will be hosting the Rockford Rams in the 9th annual LAX vs. Cancer event! Funds raised through this lacrosse-filled day will benefit cancer research happening at Van Andel Institute. Purple Community T-shirts will be available for purchase in advance of the game and also at the door during the game. This event will feature many family fun activities! T-ShirtsFundraising

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Consumers Credit Union Purple Community 5K

April 25 @ 8:00 AM
Mary Freebed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Join Van Andel Institute for the sixth annual Consumers Credit Union Purple Community 5K on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Mary Free Bed YMCA! 100 percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit cancer, Parkinson’s and other disease research at Van Andel Institute.

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Funny Guys Fight Cancer III

April 25 @ 6:30 PM
Long Road Distillers, 537 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Who: Eagles for Eric & Pop Scholars What: Funny Guys Fight Cancer III - A comedy event to benefit osteosarcoma research at VAI Where: Long Road Distillers, 537 Leonard St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 When: Doors @ 6:30pm, Show @ 8:00pm on 4/25/2020 Cost: $75 Includes: Admission to the improv performance, appetizers, and (1) beverage from the award-winning Long Road Distillers. There will be a cash bar for additional drinks. Get TicketsDonate

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B93 Country Kicks Cancer Concert Series — Jordan Davis

April 30 @ 6:00 PM
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Our friends at B-93 and The Intersection have teamed up to fight cancer! For every ticket sold, $1 will be donated to Van Andel Institute to support cancer research happening right here in West Michigan!

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