kids food basket

Local 10-year-old transforms flowers into meals for families in need

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

For many children, summer vacation is filled with bike rides, beach visits and a whole lot of “nothing.” Helping out in grandma’s garden might be included on this list of to-dos, but for 10-year-old Olivia, her grandma’s...

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Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

When you come through the front door at Feeding America West Michigan, she’s the first person you see. Her name is Maggie Marcinkus, she’s 24 years old and she’s in charge of the 3,000-plus volunteers who will sort, ship, pick and...

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NPO Showcase: FoodCircles

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features FoodCircles, an organization that is helping to feed hungry kids in our community through something many people are already doing on a regular basis - dining out. Jonathan Kumar, Managing Director, and Adam...

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Five minute chat with.....Laura Fisher

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 01-12-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

I visited Kids Food Basket (KFB) and had a chance to get to know their volunteer coordinator Laura Fisher. Below is our conversation.   Sky Pruitt: How long have you been a volunteer coordinator? Laura Fisher: This is my second year working at...

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Hunger Action Week, Eat Local Challenge, and urban food innovation

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 08-28-2013 under OPINION

Feeding America West Michigan would like to challenge you to spend $31.50 for the week on food and beverages (the average amount of assistance received by an individual enrolled in SNAP). Local First wants you to pledge to shift $10 a week for 10...

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Documentary traces American epidemic: childhood hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

After a week that included a poverty simulation, a healthy food cook-off and a day of nonprofit open houses, Hunger Action Week 2012 ends in a college classroom. Rather than preparing for an exam, these students are preparing to make their mark on...

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Kids Food Basket expands its efforts

by (crestongr)

Submitted 08-16-2012 under NONPROFITS

By Akilah F.            Kids Food Basket (KFB), a Grand Rapids nonprofit, is expanding to Muskegon County. KFB is a force for "Attacking Childhood Hunger in greater Grand Rapids, one sack...

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Catalyst Radio: Kids Food Basket addressing food insecurity in school-aged youth

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-18-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio, we learn what it takes for Kid’s Food Basket to feed nearly 4,800 kids dinner each weekday. Our...

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Mike Cohen Kirtan Benefits Kids Food Basket

by (Rob Cole)

Submitted 11-17-2011 under NEWS

The kirtan music scene is growing in popularity in the US, making inroads into regions where it was once little heard, or heard of. Emerging from the yoga studios and healing centers that cultivated it in the West, this interactive spiritual...

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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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