OUR MISSION: Hand2Hand delivers hope to hungry children by mobilizing schools and churches to provide nutritious food over the weekends. We do this with the support of 82 Church Partners who passionately back food bags each week with love and prayers to feed over 4,200 students in over 130 area schools. Thank you for bringing hope to hungry children each week!
Hand2Hand began in October 2008 after a need was discovered in a local elementary school that children risked going hungry on the weekends because of financial strain. The founder of Hand2Hand, Cheri Honderd, attended Fair Haven Church and worked with the Principal of that particular school. A plan was implemented that would provide food to these children in a way that was confidential.
Hand2Hand has expanded to other schools as churches have partnered with us. Each church follows the same guidelines and are responsible to raise their own volunteers to stuff backpacks, receive food donations, and bring the backpacks to the schools. Hand2Hand offers continued training and support for all of its church partners.
We have amazing church partners and coordinators who are now serving children from Early Childhood through High School. Because hunger hurts for all children, regardless of their age.
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Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence has teamed up with Hand2Hand Ministries for our Inspire (Community Outreach) mission. Through our GRAPE members and their connections, we are asking for your contributions to help us achieve our goal of raising $10,000 by December 14th! We will then present the total to Hand2Hand for their distribution.
No donation is too small!
Every donation is appreciated!!
Working together makes a difference!!!
(GRAPE) is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that provides learning, collaboration, and social networking opportunites for Grand Rapids professionals.
"Educate, Connect, & Inspire"