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Access of West Michigan Receives $30,000 Grant

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program has partnered with Access of West Michigan to fight hunger in the community.
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Access of West Michigan has been granted $30,000 from the Walmart Foundation, which will be applied to the Hunger Response Program.

“This check couldn’t have come at a better time,” says Shelly Smit, Development & Communications Coordinator for Access. “What a true blessing for our organization and our Hunger Response Program as we gear up for the holidays and plan for next year.”

The Access Hunger Response Program provides working solutions to hunger and poverty by coordinating a yearly Hunger Walk, multiple food drives, the Holiday Giving Network, the Access Pantry Network of Kent County (over 75 participating pantries and 12 Pantry Resource Centers provide an average of 20,000 food services to individuals each month), SNAP Outreach and more.

Access of West Michigan would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program for the opportunity to partner together.  

If you would like to partner with Access of West Michigan to fight hunger and poverty in our community, now is the perfect time! Join our Monthly Giving Club before the end of 2012 and your monthly donation will be matched for the next 12 months! You can double the impact of your gift, and we can have double the impact on our community. So sign up now and your monthly gift of $10 becomes $20, or $50 becomes $100.

Working together, we can eliminate hunger and reduce the impact of poverty in Kent County.

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