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Attend Our Next Poverty Simulation

You are invited to attend our next Poverty Simulation Workshop on Thursday, August 13 at 2:00pm.  The simulation is hosted by Touchstone Innovare at LaGrave CRC.  If you have never attended a Poverty Simulation workshop, now is the time to experience this compelling workshop. If you are interested in attending or have questions please contact […]

Poverty Simulation Offers Perspective on Living in Need

ACCESS recently had a Poverty Simulation at Wedgwood Christian Services.  Check out the link and click on the video to the right to watch the footage. WZZM13 and ACCESS Poverty Simulation

Poverty Simulation June 10th at GRCC

Join us June 10th at 6:30pm for our next Poverty Simulation! The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month. It is a simulation, not a game. The object is to sensitize participants […]

County Wide Food Drive

This year’s County Wide Food Drive will be held October 10, 2009. This is a concentrated effort to collect non-perishable food and non-food items from porches in the Greater Grand Rapids area for distribution to neighborhood food pantries. Over 7,000 families visit Kent County food pantries each month–half of these served are children.  Hunger does […]

ACCESS Teams Up With Culver’s Restaurant

Show your support for ACCESS and have a great meal at the same time! Join us Wednesday, April 29 from 5-8pm at any of the following Culver’s Restaurants: Culver’s on 54th Street in Wyoming Culver’s on 28th Street in Cascade Culver’s on Alpine in Comstock Park At least 10% of the evening’s proceeds will go […]

Poverty Simulation is Going to Lansing

The Poverty Simulation is Going to Lansing! On April 28th ACCESS will bring the Poverty Simulation to Lansing. We have been invited by Senator Jansen and Senator Hardiman to go to Lansing and facilitate the Poverty Simulation workshop for our legislators. We are excited about the opportunity to provide this experience to the decision makers […]

Holiday Giving Network (HGN) welcomes your feedback!

Our heartfelt thanks go out to you!! Holiday Giving Network 2008 registered a record 8,000 applicants, and brightened the holidays for thousands of people, thanks to providers like you. Even as the holiday fades in the distance, we are looking ahead to 2009. You can help us improve the experience for HGN Providers with your […]