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Weingartz aims to Mow Down Hunger during Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

September is Hunger Action Month. For three Michigan food banks, that means donations will go twice as far, thanks to Weingartz’s Mow Down Hunger campaign. During the campaign, which runs from Sept. 14 through Oct. 6, the Michigan-based,...

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Ride for Refuge

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under

What is the Ride for Refuge? Join us on October 3, 2015 for the Ride for Refuge, a fantastically fun, family-friendly cycling (and walking) fundraiser in support of remarkable charities serving the displaced, vulnerable, and exploited. The different...

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Ride for Refuge

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under

What is the Ride for Refuge? The Ride is a cycling and walking event to raise money for organizations in this community. The different options for day are: o   5 mile, 10 mile, or 20 mile Bike Ride o   3 mile Walk Make sure to...

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Food Bank highlights community solutions during Hunger Action Month

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

First the bad news: Hunger continues to threaten 49 million Americans, including 1 in 7 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Now the good news: There’s something you can do about it. Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank hopes to...

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Local food pantries rub elbows with supercenter execs

by (Carol Shirey)

Submitted 06-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

What do people struggling with food insecurity in Grand Rapids have in common with professional athletes? On the face of it, finding any connection between these differing groups might seem impossible. But a local retailer with hundreds of...

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With help from community, Food Bank feeds half a million each year

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 06-15-2015 under NONPROFITS

Each year Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank provides food to half a million people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Volunteers, farmers, grocery stores and fellow hunger-relief nonprofits are all key to that effort. Watch this new...

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Food Bank luncheon raises $59,000 for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

On June 9, one charity luncheon turned into nearly a quarter million meals for local people in need. Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s Many Hands Against Hunger summer luncheon raised $59,000 to support the organization’s food...

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Food Bank invites community to lunch on June 9

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is inviting the community to lunch. The Many Hands Against Hunger summer luncheon will be held at Noto’s Old World Italian Dining in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, June 9. Hosted by WZZM 13’s Catherine...

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Food Bank partners with schools to solve childhood hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michigan’s economy is improving, but thousands of Michiganders still struggle to meet their basic needs. The need is especially high among children. In fact, 1 in 5 kids in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula is at risk of hunger. Feeding...

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Grand Rapids letter carriers to Stamp Out Hunger May 9

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, May 9, Grand Rapids will take part in the 23rd-annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, coordinated by the National Association of Letter Carriers. All food collected in Grand Rapids will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank...

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