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W.K. Kellogg Foundation launches new online resource Michigan Nightlight

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 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced the launch of Michigan Nightlight, an online source of solutions, news and inspiration for those who are working to positively impact the lives of Michigan children.

Published by Detroit-based Issue Media Group – and made possible through funding from the foundation – the goal of Michigan Nightlight is to spotlight successes in improving outcomes for vulnerable children. Michigan Nightlight also will share the visions and viewpoints of the state’s most effective nonprofit leaders.

“Michigan Nightlight profiles area programs and leaders; encouraging readers to ponder change, take action, make a connection, question a norm, learn from fellow professionals, or applaud the good work being done in our state,” said Paul Schutt, publisher and co-founder, Issue Media Group.

The Michigan Nightlight will shine a light on some very impressive, necessary and innovative work. Through this publication, both the Kellogg Foundation and Issue Media Group hope to bring attention to the needs of Michigan’s children and share solutions that Michigan communities are cultivating.

“At the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, we are guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive,” said Sterling Speirn, president and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation. “Issue Media Group has developed a robust online resource for those working on behalf of children, which brings information about people, programs and bright spots together in one place.”

New profiles and stories will be added weekly. Visitors to the site can sign up for email updates on the front page.

For more information, visit http://www.michigannightlight.com.

About The W.K. Kellogg Foundation
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, founded in 1930 by breakfast cereal pioneer Will Keith Kellogg, is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. Based in Battle Creek, Mich., WKKF engages with communities in priority places (Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and New Orleans), nationally and internationally to create conditions that propel vulnerable children to realize their full potential in school, work and life. Follow WKKF on twitter at @wk_kellogg_fdn.

About Issue Media Group
Issue Media Group is a Detroit-based Inc. 5000 media company that publishes online magazines in 19 regions around the United States and Canada such as Detroit, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Toronto and others. IMG publications cover growth, investment and the innovative people and solutions that are shaping what’s next for cities and regions.

IMG’s Michigan publications include: Model D, metromode, Rapid Growth, Capital Gains, Concentrate and SecondWave. All IMG publications can be viewed at www.issuemediagroup.com

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