Just before the pandemic, Loren was medically discharged from the Navy, after an injury left him without most of the fingers on his left hand. He began job searching, but when workplaces began shutting down, he struggled to find anything. … Continue reading
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
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
Innovation Central High School’s Mobile Food Pantries aren’t run by a team of teachers, parents or by any adults at all. Instead, each month, the school’s JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) cadets serve neighbors facing hunger all on their … Continue reading
Ever since she began attending Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at four years old, Beverly has seen her community come together to support neighbors in need, including her own family.
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 flower garden is … Continue reading