Event Calendar

Here are the events we currently have going on. To get more information about a particular event, just click on its listing.

Fundraisers and Community Events

Ongoing: Buy Food Bank Apparel Through Live. Love. Michigan.

Wear your heart on your sleeve. Buy Feeding America West Michigan apparel to raise awareness and send meals to those in need. 25% of your purchase will be donated to the Food Bank.

Visit holdontohope.org to see the collection.

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Ongoing: Reduce Waste, Raise Funds with Terracycle

Raise money for the Food Bank by recycling. Bring us your (clean) recyclables. We send them to Terracycle. Terracycle makes a donation to the Food Bank. It’s that simple.

We are accepting two types of recyclables right now:

Recyclables can be dropped off at our Comstock Park branch between 8:30 and 4:30, Monday through Friday, and between 8:30 and 12:30 on Saturday. Call Andrew Steiner at 616-432-6964 if you have questions.

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May 4: Access Hunger Walk

When: May 4, 1 p.m.
Where: Park Church, 10 East Park Place NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan

The 37th annual Access Hunger Walk is happening Sunday, May 4, at Park Church in downtown Grand Rapids. Feeding America West Michigan has its own team of walkers this year. Our goal is to raise $500 for local families in need, and we need your help to do it.

Join Our Team

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June 10: Many Hands Against Hunger Luncheon

You’re invited to join Feeding America West Michigan’s friends and supporters at The Goei Center for the Many Hands Against Hunger Summer Fundraising Luncheon. The wonderfully witty Judge Sara Smolenski will return as keynote speaker.

Email andrews@feedingamericawestmichigan.org to reserve your seat.

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Volunteer Events

Weekdays in the reclamation department

The busiest times at the Food Bank — the times when we could use your help the most — are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons. You’ll help us sort food and household goods from some of our top donors. Because it involves some bending and lifting, this opportunity is ideal for able-bodied volunteers 12 and up. Youth groups, college clubs, and corporate service teams are welcome. See our volunteer calendar for available dates.

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Saturdays in the reclamation department

Help sort donated food in our warehouse between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on alternating Saturdays. This opportunity is perfect for youth groups, college clubs, and corporate service outings. Groups of up to 25 are welcome. See our volunteer calendar for available dates.

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Food Drives