Rena’s Story

Rena, who faithfully volunteers for Hand2Hand shared her testimony with us. As a single mom, she was the first COVID patient in Ottawa County and was hospitalized for a month. Hand2Hand stepped in to help her kids with weekend food. Rena shared, “God has blessed me so much and Hand2Hand was there to help me when I needed it the … Read More

Meet Christian

We first met Christian when he was in fourth grade. His mom Danielle shared that when she picked him up from school, he looked like he had won the lotto as he showed her his backpack full of Hand2Hand food. This year, we were so grateful to have him serve as a student board member. Christian is graduating high school … Read More

Kids Need Healthy Food!

Lisa Uganski is a Registered Dietitian who serves as a coordinator for Ottawa Food. She is a current board member for Hand2Hand. Lisa works to eliminate hunger in Ottawa County, encourages healthy eating by all, and helps increase the sourcing of local food. Her work helps ensure all Ottawa County residents have access to healthy, local, and affordable food choices. … Read More

Hear From A Superintendent

Tom Tenbrink is the ‘Retired’ Superintendent of Jenison Public Schools where Hand2Hand first began. In 2008, we said ‘Yes’ to feeding 19 kids at a Jenison school. Today, as we are saying ‘Yes’ to more than 8,000 students in 249 schools, Tom continues to bless and serve kids by packing and delivering Hand2Hand food. Words from a superintendent Poverty and … Read More

Why does hunger hurt?

Hand2Hand exists because a hungry child hurts. Since beginning Hand2Hand in 2008, I have been blessed to link arms with people whose passion for this ministry equals mine. I know it’s because Hand2Hand is God’s heart as He unconditionally loves each of our students, and He enjoys using us to reveal His love to them! Recently I was touched when … Read More

Our Vision for Eliminating Child Weekend Hunger

By Cheri Honderd Recently, I shared with a friend how Hand2Hand has grown into 249 schools. She asked, “Cheri, what do you see with Hand2Hand?” It reminded me of one of my favorite books that I read to my grandkids, “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see?” I see… Hungry children that God loves and wants us to display … Read More

Scott family training together for the Amway River Bank Run

Scott Family running for Hand2Hand at the Amway River Bank Run

Hand2Hand recently discovered that the Scott family is training together to run for Hand2Hand at the Amway River Bank Run. Here is what Danelle Scott had to say: “I am running for Hand2Hand because as a teacher, counselor, and now administrator, I see what not having basic necessities at home can do to make it hard for kids to learn. … Read More