Last month, The Fourth Annual Mitten Foundation Golf Outing raised funds for 27 Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Pantries that will be hosted by schools in Fennville and on Grand Rapids’ Westside in the next year. “With the current state … Continue reading
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Community school coordinators ensure Wyoming families have the food they need
JP, Anna and Sarai all have one thing in common: A love for the kids of Wyoming. They each work as community school coordinators at local elementary schools through Kent School Services Network. During the school year, they spend their … Continue reading
Holland-area kids receive weekend meals during pandemic with help from Farm Bureau
Cindy, the Hand 2 Hand program director at Christ Memorial Church, is glad to finally have more hands filling bags with meals for kids in need. Over the last few months, Cindy packed bags with applesauce, soup and canned goods … Continue reading
Childhood Hunger: No Match for Caring Communities
Under any circumstance, raising a child isn’t easy. For families facing food insecurity, medical hardships or other challenges, it can be even harder to keep their bills paid and food on the table.
Stocking Elementary Brings Healthy Food to NW Grand Rapids
It’s the third Tuesday in November and despite the brisk wind, a line is forming outside Stocking Elementary School in northwest Grand Rapids.
Could Cooking Education Be the Key to Reducing Childhood Obesity?
Japan's school lunches put America to shame.Like ATTN: on Facebook. Posted by ATTN: on Thursday, February 18, 2016 February 29, 2016 — It’s no secret: The United States has one of the highest rates of childhood obesity in the … Continue reading