Author Archives: Marsha DeHollander

Food Stamp Outreach at the Unemployment Office a Success!

ACCESS has expanded the Food Stamp Outreach program to the Unemployment Office. Recognizing the need to bring this important resource to people who may not be aware they are eligible, we are piloting our outreach two mornings a week at the Problem Resolution Center on Plainfield. We are meeting many newly unemployed people who are […]

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation!

June 8 – 15 is our annual 13 Food for Families summer food collection campaign.   This year, it is more important than ever to reach our goal of 200,000 pounds of food for area pantries. Check our website for a list of most needed items and watch WZZM TV 13 for daily news stories about […]

Community Roundtables

Brian Paff writes about social issues for the Micah Center, a grassroots faith-based justice movement in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He recently attended the ACCESS SE Community Roundtable Meeting and writes about the experience. Click here to read his article.

County Wide Food Drive 2008 God-Stories

County Wide Food Drive 2008 God-Stories! As we know, the food drive is about more than collecting cans. Relational and community stories abound. Here are just a few highlights: – A 90-year-old volunteer at a sorting site was asked if he was ready to go home after working for several hours. He said ” Oh […]