Orange is the national color of hunger awareness. Help Kids’ Food Basket raise awareness for the 1 in 4 kids in West Michigan that face hunger every day by participating in activities leading up to Go orange Day on Friday, March 28, 2014. There are unlimited ways to spread awareness about childhood hunger, here are a few ways you can make an impact:

Spread the word!

Join the conversation on social media by changing your profile and cover photos to the Go Orange logo and using our hashtags. #KFBGoOrange   #ShineALight 

Download and change your Facebook profile picture or Twitter avatar.

Share Kids’ Food Basket’s photos! You can find them on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Let’s see how many shares we can get throughout the week of : March 24 – March 28!

GO ORANGE! Video Contest Let your voice be heard!









Share your experiences and ideas to inspire and motivate others to join the attack on childhood hunger. 

Who can participate? Anyone! Schools, classrooms, companies, and individuals are all encouraged. 

What should my video be about? We’re wide open. You can document your experience at Kids’ Food Basket, create something inspirational and motivational, explore the history of childhood hunger, share your personal story, or something else – the opportunities are endless! 

How do I do it? You can shoot it on your phone, your camera, or with a professional crew. Post your video online (via Youtube, Vimeo, or other video sharing sites) and send usa link so we can share it! 

Submissions can be directed to: socialmedia@kidsfoodbasket.org       


Dine Out!

Make an impact with dozens of West Michigan restaurants by dining our on Wednesday, March 26. Participating restaurants will be donating a portion of their proceeds back to Kids' Food Basket.


Grand Rapids Locations


Applebee's | Dine out with Applebee's on March 26, from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m., and they will donate 20% of your bill to Kids' Food Basket.

Cascade | 4955 28th Street SE, Grand Rapids

Walker | 4475 Lake Michigan Drive NW, Grand Rapids


Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante and Sports Bar | Dine out at Flo's in Belmont on March 26 and have 15% of your bill donated to Kids' Food Basket.

1259 Post Drive, Belmont

Click here to download the required voucher


The Pump House | On March 26, a portion of all sales will be donated to Kids' Food Basket.

2090 Celebration Drive NE, Grand Rapids (Knapp's Corner)



Sweet Yo's (Cascade) | A portion of all sales on March 26 will be donated to Kids' Food Basket.

820 Forest Hill Ave., Grand Rapids.


 

Muskegon Locations

 

Applebee's | Dine out with Applebee's on March 26, from 4:00 - 10:00 p.m., and they will donate 20% of your bill to Kids' Food Basket. 

1825 E Sherman Blvd., Muskegon


Panera | Join Panera from 5:00-8:00 p.m., and have 20% of your bill donated to Kids' Food Basket. 

1710 E Sherman Blvd., Muskegon


Chili's | Chili's will be going Orange all day, donating 10% of your bill to Kids' Food Basket.

3583 Henry Street, Norton Shores 

Click here to download the required voucher


Help us shine a light on Kids’ Food Basket!

The TODAY Show unveiled a new outreach project called Shine a Light, a year-long initiative focused on service and giving back to communities in need. Help us tell our story, with Carson Daly, and why he should spotlight Kids’ Food Basket, and how the West Michigan community is attacking childhood hunger by using:


#KFBGoOrange #ShineALight 



Art Van Food Drive

Art Van has partnered with Kids' Food Basket during Go Orange! week to collect wish list items. Donations of 100% fruit juice boxes, cracker packs, cherrios, individual fruit or pudding cups, peanut butter, and snack size zipper lock bags can be dropped off at your local Art Van store (Grand Rapids, Grandville, Comstock Park, Holland, and Muskegon).