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
Record Amount of Food Collected During Stamp Out Hunger
On Saturday, May 13, Grand Rapids letter carriers set a new record for the amount of food collected during the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The 25th annual food drive brought in close to 200,000 pounds of food, donated by … Continue reading
Letter Carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on Their Routes and Online May 13
On Saturday, May 13, the Grand Rapids letter carriers will take part in Stamp Out Hunger, a nationwide food drive now in its 25th year. The food they collect will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan and distributed to … Continue reading
Experience of Food Insecurity Inspires Grand Valley Student to Help Others
It’s late September and Gabby Vernon is standing in a field in Allendale, launching a drone.
In hunger relief at UCOM, volunteers become family
At United Church Outreach Ministry, volunteers who sort bags of produce and stock shelves of rice milk are not just names on a list. They’re members of a family.
UCOM encourages healthy lifestyle through food
United Church Outreach Ministry is doing more than just fighting hunger in their Wyoming, Michigan, community.