HOW YOU MADE AN IMPACT

As a community of volunteers and donors, families and children, YOU are working together on our promise to nourish kids’ bodies and minds, grow sustainable food, learn from hands-on experiences and engage as a diverse community to solve childhood hunger.

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Here is how you made an Impact in 2017 – 2018:

Together, we nourished kids’ bodies and minds with nutritious, ready-to-eat food each weekday. Sack Suppers are a powerful tool that reduce behavioral issues, lessen sickness and reduce truancy, leading to greater academic achievement and opportunities for local kids.

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kids served every week day

schools served every week day

Together, through hands-on experiences at our farm and in our facilities and our community’s youth were inspired to make a difference through service and leadership opportunities.

of our volunteer hours come from youth under 18

raised by those schools working together

schools represented throughout West Michigan on Youth Action Board

total Kids Helping Kids projects completed

Youth Action Board Members

You were a part of a collaborative community working to cultivate food equity and break down barriers of poverty and hunger. In our second year working on our chemical-free, sustainable farm, the harvest has produced fresh sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes, string beans, tomatillos, and mini bell peppers!

total volunteers on the farm

total hours on the farm

youth volunteers on the farm

servings of fresh veggies for Sack Suppers

local farmers partnered with

pounds of produce gleaned

total volunteers

pounds of produce gleaned

servings of fresh veggies for Sack Suppers

pounds at Fellowship Church

pounds at Growing Program Club

pounds at Pioneer Resources

pounds at Youth Community Garden

pounds at Muskegon Correctional Facility Horticultural Program

As a diverse and collaborative community, you were a part of fueling the Kids’ Food Basket mission by planting, harvesting veggies, prepping, decorating bags, and packing and delivering nourishing food. YOU drive our success and help our children thrive.

pounds of food donated

volunteers each weekday in Grand Rapids

bags decorated on Brown Bag Decorating Day

volunteers each weekday in Muskegon

volunteers each weekday on site across all three locations

volunteers each weekday in Holland

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Good food has the power to shape lives.

Our programs seek to create broader access to good food, plus better understanding of why it matters and where it comes from so that children in every part of our community can be their best in school and life.

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