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Food Bank marks another record-breaking year for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

It’s official: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank just closed out its second record year in a row for food distribution. In 2014, Feeding America West Michigan distributed 26.5 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 20.7 million meals...

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100 millionth pound of food distributed through Mobile Pantry program

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s 16-year-old Mobile Food Pantry program reached a new milestone in the fight against hunger this September, distributing its 100 millionth pound of food. Developed in 1998 by Feeding America West...

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, Oct. 13, Brewery Vivant will donate 25 percent of all pub sales to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Each pint sold will send at least five meals to people in need in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Organizers hope to...

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More than 500 Kids in Need of School Supplies

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Start Packing! Backpack & School Supply Drive Local businesses, churches, professional groups, and retirement homes invite their employees, members, and residents to purchase school supplies for children in need. The Marilyn J. Olson Guild at D....

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More than 500 Kids in Need of School Supplies

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Start Packing! Backpack & School Supply Drive Local businesses, churches, professional groups, and retirement homes invite their employees, members, and residents to purchase school supplies for children in need. The Marilyn J. Olson Guild at D....

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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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Riveridge Produce Marketing opens orchards to Food Bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a boom year for Michigan apple growers, and one apple seller in Sparta is sharing that bounty with hungry families. On October 26 and 30, Riveridge Produce Marketing, Inc. will welcome volunteers from Feeding America West Michigan Food...

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Hunger Action Week encourages community to take stand

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

There’s a place where hunger haunts the lives of 80,000 people, where employment can’t guarantee a life over the poverty line and where one in five kids is growing up unsure of where their next meal will come from. That place is Kent...

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Thank you for marching against hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dear West Michigan, Before anything else, we want to say thank you. This year Feeding America West Michigan introduced a new campaign to fight hunger, and you embraced it. After weeks of planning, promoting and biting our nails, you showed up on the...

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You ARE Lovable -- Believe It!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Last month's talent for living in a community was appreciating our own unique qualities. Remember? "As different as different can be."  That leads us right into this month's talent - the gift of believing we are lovable.  Those who have a...

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