"When I see the food in my locker it's like magic. I feel happy and grateful." 

 

 

 


- a Hand2Hand student
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*Even with temporary COVID-19 relief programs in place, 6,690 West Michigan students still relied on our support this year.

What about the
weekend?

Hand2Hand provides food for
kids facing weekend hunger
in West Michigan.




Get Involved!

There are several ways you can get involved with eliminating weekend hunger for children throughout West Michigan.

Discover which way best fits you!

Church

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.

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Business

Hand2Hand has several ways your local business can help feed students on the weekends.

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Individuals

You, your family, your friends can feed hungry kids on the weekend by packing food for them.

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Financial

As a growing grassroots movement we require your donations to remain a thriving non profit.

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Bowen Elementary in Kentwood

Principal Testimonial!

 

Week(end) childhood hunger in West Michigan

Over 80,000 kids in West Michigan receive free and reduced lunch at school 5 days a week. That does not include the weekend!

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.

Currently, Hand2Hand is serving 6,690 students in 233 schools, ages 3-18, in  37 school districts in West Michigan.

Join the nearly 6,000 volunteers who drive the Hand2Hand grassroots movement... because a hungry child hurts.

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MISSION
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.


GUIDING VERSE
"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."  
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Psalms 145:15-16

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