Serve Blog

The Other Way Ministries

March 12, 2018

Here is a way for your group to serve: The Other Way Ministries – serving a poor community on the west side of GR Monday evenings 4:30-6:30: pick a Monday to provide a meal for the Co-op families and the children present (20-30 people); and then also possibly helping with […]

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Grace’s Table

February 16, 2018

Grace’s Table ministers to teen moms  – You can find out more at their information night. Register here:  

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North Kent Community Center

February 13, 2018

Do you like to cook OR are you really great at ordering takeout? Provide meals for our volunteer tax preparers. They spend all day or stay late into the evening to provide free tax preparation for our low-income neighbors. Don’t let them do taxes on an empty stomach.   sign up here  […]

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Degage Drivers

February 4, 2018

On-Call Drivers: Degage is looking to bolster our Volunteer Driver Program.  Several men & women need help getting to various doctor appointments, interviews, and more. At this point, they only reach out if the appointment is outside of the bus-line, but are exploring ways in which we can utilize volunteers more frequently and […]

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Degage – Valentines Day

February 4, 2018

Would you be interested helping Degage plan a Valentine’s Party? They are looking for volunteers who’d like to bring some fun to the dining room on February 14th between 1:00pm-3:00pm. Some ideas: Cookie Decorating (we’d need bakers & frosting!) Valentine’s Card Making Special Game Group Game Contact:  [email protected]

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Degage – shelter for the homeless

December 22, 2017

Degage will be partnering with Mel Trotter to serve the homeless and poor in GR.  This partnership will enable the Degage dining area to be open for more hours in the day – providing warm shelter for our Heartside friends. You can serve by interacting with patrons via meaningful discussions […]

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Alpha Family Center – adopt a family for Christmas

November 10, 2017

During the month of December, you may adopt an Alpha family for Christmas. If you are interested in donating items and supporting a family during this holiday season, please call Alpha at (616) 696-2616 for more information on what items are needed. Thank you for being a blessing to others.

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Alpha Family Center

November 7, 2017

Alpha Family Center is in need of volunteers that want to meet with clients. We are having training for four Monday mornings in January, from 9:30 until noon on January 8, 15, 22, and 29.  Interested individuals should stop by Alpha Family Center to pick up a volunteer application packet, or call the […]

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