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Hand2Hand provides food for
kids facing weekend hunger
in West Michigan.
There are several ways you can volunteer to help eliminate weekend hunger for children in West Michigan.
Discover which way best fits you!
Hand2Hand’s model is to pair a local school with a local church to help feed and pray for students each weekend during the school year.
Hand2Hand has several ways your local business can help feed students on the weekends.
You, your family, your friends can feed hungry kids on the weekend by packing food for them.
As a growing grassroots movement we require your donations to remain a thriving non profit.
WEEK(END) CHILD HUNGER IN WEST MICHIGAN
Over 80,000 kids in West Michigan receive free and reduced lunch at school 5 days a week. This this does not include the weekends or extended school breaks!
That's roughly 1,112 school buses filled with kids being dropped off at home each weekend who are at real risk of having little to no food for 68 hours!
Hand2Hand exists to eliminate that 68-hour gap so every kid has an opportunity to thrive.
Hand2Hand does that by mobilizing schools, churches, businesses and individuals to provide a backpack of nutritious food over the weekend and extended school breaks.
Beyond physical nutrition, this food provides hope for students who are experiencing hunger.
Currently, Hand2Hand is serving 7,660 students in 249 schools, ages 3-18, in 38 school districts in West Michigan.
Join the nearly 6,000 volunteers who drive the Hand2Hand grassroots movement to eliminate child hunger... because a hungry child hurts.
Hand2Hand delivers nutritious food to students over the weekends and on extended school breaks by mobilizing churches, schools, individuals, and businesses to join together, providing hope and opportunity to thrive.
"The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing."