Author Archives: Shelly

When Helping Hurts

“Do you ever wonder if efforts to help the poor actually do any good?  Does there need to be more investigation into how you give than just good intentions?  How can you truly make a difference in the lives of poor people?  Which types of ministries should you fund?” Come and learn about some practical […]

Oscar Mayer Good Mood Mission

“The Oscar Mayer Good Mood Mission” campaign turns America’s good moods into pounds of food for Feeding America. Oscar Mayer kicked off the campaign with a donation to Feeding America with a financial equivalent of 1 millions pounds. In addition, for every “good mood moment” America creates or shares on, Oscar Mayer will donate […]

Free groceries and school supplies

On Sunday, August 15, Grand Rapids First Church will be hosting “totally FREE” – an event giving away groceries, backpacks and school supplies following the 11:00 am service. Please invite anyone who could use some free groceries and/or school supplies! For more information on this event, please click here.

OSM Workshop: Benevolence 101

Title: OSM Workshop: Benevolence 101 Location: Keystone Church (655 Spaulding Ave SE, Ada) Description: Please contact for more details. Start Time: 1:00pm Date: 10-12-2010

County Wide Food Drive

Description: Join Access and over 1,000 volunteers as we collect, sort, and pack nearly 90 tons of food in one day to help restock our food pantries. It is a great community event that involves people of all ages and walk of life. Please contact or click here for more details. Date: 10-9-2010 Start […]

OSM Workshop: Benevolence 101

Title: OSM Workshop: Benevolence 101 Location: Sherman Street Church Description: Please contact for more details. Date: 8-24-2010 Start Time: 7:00pm End Time: 9:00pm

Another Successful Food for Families!

Access would like to say a huge THANK YOU to WZZM, Spartan Stores, and all of the Kent County donors who participated in 2010 Food for Families! Together we collected over 200,000 pounds of food to help stock up the food pantries for the summer months.