Tag Archives: Kent County

Attend Our Next Poverty Simulation

ACCESS cordially invites you to attend our upcoming Poverty Simulation Workshop: Monday, March 8 at Grand Rapids Community College, 6:30pm If you have never attended a Poverty Simulation, now is the time to experience this compelling workshop! If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Nicole at (616) 774-2175 x702 or nicole@accessofwestmichigan.org.

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 […]

Emerging United

Representatives from many nonprofits in Kent County attended a Community Forum titled “Emerging United” that was hosted by the MSU Extension and The Grand Rapids Community Foundation on Thursday, July 16, 2009.  The program included three speakers followed by roundtable discussions in order to identify opportunities for nonprofit collaboration and sustainability.  The conversations that took […]

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

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 […]