Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities becomes summer meal site, offers summer programming opportunities for youth: July 6 - July 24

by (GAAH)

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

As the COVID19 pandemic continues, youth continue to be impacted disproportionately. Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH) is offering a 3-week summer program in an effort to curb summer learning losses and provide access to food for...

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How Kids' Food Basket is fighting hunger in West Michigan

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Kids’ Food Basket has been providing nutritious evening meals to children in Grand Rapids for almost 15 years. In the last four years, they’ve expanded to serving children in Muskegon and Holland as well, and currently serving more than...

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Free meals for Grand Rapids' youth this summer

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Hunger and food insecurity don’t take a summer vacation. Healthy kids who are successful in the classroom need good nutrition, and they need it year round. National benchmarks suggest that 40 percent of kids who regularly eat free or reduced...

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Catalyst Radio: North Kent Community Services helps rural area residents with basic life needs

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about the extensive array of services being provided by North Kent Community Services in rural areas of the...

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Bagged the vacation? Help us decorate sack supper bags!

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 03-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

We need your help in decorating bags for our ‘sack suppers’.  Kids’ Food Basket is a non-profit childhood hunger organization serving 2,450 evening meals each weekday to 24 Kent County elementary schools.  We are working to make sure lunch...

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