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It’s a LEAP YEAR February for 2016 and even with an extra day, it’s still a short month on the calendar.  But it’s still long on entertainment and positive information for you and your family on… 425 more words

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Mobile food pantry locations set for 2016

GRAND RAPIDS January 29, 2016– For 2016, the Kent-Ionia Labor Council Community Action Team (CAT) will continue partnering with local churches to host Feeding America mobile food pantries. 298 more words

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MLK Day of Service: Kent-Ionia Labor community food truck provides for over 200 individuals

GRAND RAPIDS January 25, 2016– Through frigid temps and falling snow, the West Michigan labor community held its January food truck at the City Life Church in Grand Rapids last week, where 202 people from 65 households received food. 163 more words

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My Uncle Al won the Powerball!

When I was little, maybe 10, my Uncle Al pulled me aside and said something like “if you want to be rich, then you shouldn’t have a family.” Yikes. 455 more words


Fighting Hunger in America One Volunteer at a Time

Each January, Americans resolve to make their lives better in the year to come. Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, is launching a national volunteer pledge and also challenging the public to commit to helping improve the lives of the 48 million Americans who face hunger in the United States. 352 more words

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Kent-Ionia Labor's MLK Day of Service project announced: Mobile food pantry at City Life Church

GRAND RAPIDS January 4, 2016– The Kent-Ionia Labor community held their December food truck at City Life Church in Grand Rapids, and the response was overwhelming– more than 150 households were served, providing food for 507 individuals– a greater response than any previous food truck of 2015. 326 more words

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Hungry For The Holidays: 10 Things To Know About Hunger

The holidays are a time for celebrations, gift giving, get-togethers with families and friends, and making our New Year’s resolutions for 2016. But for the 48 million Americans—including 15 million children—who struggle with hunger year-round, the holidays can mean making the hard choice of feeding their families instead of buying gifts and making merry. 431 more words

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