3 results for author: Kent Workman

Double-Up Food Bucks Service Opportunity

Help low-income families buy produce. Several years ago funding arose to give those who receive bridge cards (food stamps) assistance to purchase fresh produce. This type of food, while promoting greater health and better eating habits, is often more expensive, and more difficult to obtain. Funding was secured to make available fresh produce at literally half the regular price. The Meridian Township Farmer's market was very interested in offering this program to the community but had no way to administer it as the funding was for the food only and not the administration of it. John Duley among others led a group of volunteers from local area ...

Spring Into Giving

Spring into Giving Collection for Refugee Services, sponsored by the Mission Committee:  In Fellowship Hall you will see a poster announcing Spring into Giving.  We will collect through May 14. Please only bring in the items listed below and leave them in Fellowship Hall. Shower curtains, Silverware, Towels, Pots & Pans, Alarm Clocks, Mops & Brooms, Cleaning supplies, Dish Soap, Cooking utensils, Dinner plates, Bowls (mixing, serving, cereal), Blankets, Sheets  (twin or full size), Gift cards

GIL (The Global Institute of Lansing) needs your vote!

GIL is an all-volunteer run organization that helps adult refugees in our community earn a high school diploma. So please help support our initiative at A Community Thrives! The ten entries with the highest number of votes in each of the three categories will be the Finalists and advance to judging. The judges will select the three winners in each category, and award one (1) $100,000 and two (2) $50,000 grants per category. Please click on the link below to vote for GIL. You can vote once a day until May 12th. Please share this with all your friends and family; and vote every day! http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60470396/ T...