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Do you want to grow your own food?

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table is recruiting residents for free food gardening program.


Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

Local health experts discuss the importance of regular physical activity and demonstrate simple exercises that you can do anywhere.


New data, insights into how Grand Rapidians experience their city

Submitted 03-08-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 2015 VoiceGR Community Survey by the Dorothy Johnson Center for Philanthropy at GVSU reveals how residents experience our city.


Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.


Local Westside school collecting water for Flint Public Schools

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Harrison Park Elementary students and staff are collecting bottled water to send to the schools in Flint to help with the water crisis.


Food Bank announces third-consecutive record year

Submitted 01-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

More food was distributed in 2015 than in any of the past 34 years, says Feeding America West Michigan.


Catalyst Radio: Carol's Ferals

Submitted 01-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Carol Manos of Carol's Ferals, a West Michigan feline trap-neuter-return and adoption program, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.


Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.


Overwhelmed by medical bills, family finds help at food pantry

Submitted 12-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Food insecurity affects one in seven people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, including those with jobs.


115,000 meals donated on #GivingTuesday

Submitted 12-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank receives $28,682 through #GivingTuesday campaign, exceeding its goal.