Displaying items by tag: Kids’ Food Basket

GRAND RAPIDS — A Colorado firm plans officially to open a 35,000-square-foot medical marijuana production facility next week in Oak Industrial Park, where it is in the process of harvesting its first batch of product.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 07 June 2020 14:00

Crisis puts spotlight on food issues

One week before schools throughout Michigan were ordered to shut down, leaders with Kids’ Food Basket had already begun to put a plan in place to meet the needs of the children they serve on a daily basis.

Published in Nonprofits
Sunday, 02 February 2020 10:00

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 2, 2020

This is the growth report for Feb. 2, 2020.

Published in Economic Development
Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:07

Kids’ Food Basket expands in Holland

HOLLAND — Kids’ Food Basket, a Grand Rapids-based nonprofit that distributes meals for children, is expanding its efforts in Ottawa and Allegan counties.

As someone born and raised in Holland, Trent Ramos noticed a divide among fellow residents.

Published in Economic Development

In Michigan, the second most diverse agricultural state in America, one in six children goes to bed hungry. That was among the findings in Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report from Feeding America on food insecurity and the cost of food at the local level.

Published in Nonprofits

Human-centered design is changing the way nonprofits across Grand Rapids approach complex problems.

Published in Nonprofits

International food processor and marketer Tyson Foods, Inc. has contributed $80,000 to the Sack Supper program at Kids’ Food Basket.

Published in Breaking News

As one of the youngest sectors around, nonprofits are still learning how to balance competition and collaboration on all fronts.

Published in Nonprofits