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Fight Hunger

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive provides 132,000 meals

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Letter carriers in Grand Rapids volunteered their time to collect food donated by mailbox during the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This year, residents’ donations will provide nearly 132,000 meals to neighbors facing hunger. The...

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The Access County Wide Food Drive starts Sunday!

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

1 in 6 local families is struggling with hunger. The need is as great as ever and the help of the community is essential to solving this problem. The Access County Wide Food Drive starts Sunday and is a great community event uniting over 50 pantries...

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Million Meal March

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under

Raise Money. Kick Hunger. The Million Meal March is a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail to support Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Participants are encouraged to raise $100, enough to send 400 meals to their neighbors in need. Lunch will be...

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Access Hunger Walk to Raise $120,000

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 04-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

With just over 2 weeks left to go until the 37th Annual 5k Hunger Walk, agencies across West Michigan are making a push to raise $120,000 and have 1,000 people in attendance. Participating in the Hunger Walk means that you will be joining agencies,...

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FoodCircles continues to provide meals for hungry children

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NEWS

Since December 2013, FoodCircles has provided 394 dinners to local children in need. 305 days worth of food has been created for malnourished children in West Africa. A total of 2,239 meals have gone to hungry children. They've been able to do...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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Brewery Vivant takes over Twisted Rooster to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Grand Rapids’ Twisted Rooster will make room on its draft list for half a dozen beers from Brewery Vivant. The event is expected to pique the interest of local beer geeks with this season’s restaurant debut of...

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With demand rising, Food Bank issues plea for more volunteers

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making a plea for more volunteers. Last year the Comstock Park-based hunger-relief organization was assisted by more than 2,300 volunteers in distributing 23.8 million pounds of food. They are on track to...

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Million Meal March draws community support to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

With two weeks to go until the Million Meal March 10K Trail Hike, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank says the community is answering the call. More than 120 people have already registered for the anti-hunger fundraiser and advocacy event on...

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Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last September, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank embarked on a quest to send an additional 1 million meals to families in need. The cost of that goal was $238,000. A little less than one year later, the Food Bank has raised more than half...

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