Events

Dec
1
Tue
#GivingTuesday
Dec 1 all-day

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (December 1) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Remember Grand Rapids Right to Life on #GivingTuesday.

Donations are Used Locally

  • to create and promote programs for the youth
  • to work with youth groups, mentor school groups, and offer scholarships
  • to educate the public by place billboards and online advertising
  • to distribute prolife literature at churches and expos
  • to organize public talks and film screenings
  • to send qualified speakers to schools, churches, and civic groups
  • to support the work of local pregnancy care centers
  • to assist legislators to establish laws that help mothers and protect the unborn

Donate Your Way

  • Mail a check to GRRTL, PO Box 901, Grand Rapids, MI 49509-0901
  • Donate securely online

Together we will create a culture of life in our community.

Prolife Essay Contest
Dec 1 all-day

Prolife Essay ContestCalling all prolife students! Here’s a great chance to explain why you are prolife and to compete in a contest for prize money.

Grand Rapids Right to Life is sponsoring a Prolife Essay Contest. Prizes are awarded for first place ($100) and second place ($50) in both the Senior Essay Contest (grades 10 – 12) and the Junior Essay Contest (grades 7 – 9).

Winning essays will be submitted to the National Right to Life Essay Contest for a chance to win further prizes.

The essay must address the question “Why am I pro-life?”

Essay Guidelines

  • Typed in 12-point font
  • Double-spaced
  • Page-numbered
  • 300 – 500 words
  • Properly cited (if statistics or quotes are used)

Application

  • Download and complete the application form.
  • Submit the essay and application by December 1.

Jan
1
Fri
March for Life Scholarship
Jan 1 all-day

Students are eligible for one of five $100 scholarships to be applied to their Grand Rapids Right to Life bus trip expenses for their trip to the March for Life in Washington, DC.

Held on the somber anniversary of the Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton U.S. Supreme Court decisions that legalized abortion-on-demand in this country, this peaceful demonstration is a witness to the truth concerning the greatest human rights violation of our time.

The March for Life in Washington, DC, began as a small demonstration and rapidly grew into the largest prolife event in the world.

Students 18 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline need only submit a completed application and a 250-word essay on how they will utilize the March for Life experience in their daily life.

The March for Life will take place on January 29, 2021.

Essay Guidelines

  • Typed in 12-point font
  • Double-spaced
  • Page-numbered
  • 250 words

Application

  • Download and complete the application form.
  • Submit the essay and application by January 1.

Jan
29
Fri
March for Life @ Washington, DC
Jan 29 all-day

March for Life in DCOn January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court passed the Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion-on-demand through all nine months of pregnancy in all fifty states.

The peaceful demonstration on this somber anniversary every year since 1973 is a witness to the truth concerning the greatest human rights violation of our time. The March for Life in Washington, DC, began as a small demonstration and rapidly grew into the largest prolife event in the world.

Grand Rapids Right to Life will be hosting bus trips to Washington, DC, for the 48th annual March for Life.

March for Life Events

  • March for Life Seminars and Booths
  • March for Life Youth Rally
  • Mass at National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • Youth Mass and Rally at Verizon Center
  • March for Life
  • Rose Dinner

Itinerary

  • Attendees are able to design a trip that fits their schedule and budget
  • Download all itinerary options and a registration form

Please Note

  • Prices may change due to these unusual times
  • Deposit of $100 is accepted
  • Final payment is due January 8, 2021