Sunday, October 27, 2019

Charity Sunday: Hand2Hand





This month I’m focusing on yet another local charity, one that directly helps the children in my community as well as several others nearby. Hand 2 Hand is an organization that collects and distributes food to hungry children. This group is headquartered in the church I attend in Hudsonville, MI, and I often see volunteers working as my quilt group meets on Tuesday mornings.

Hand2Hand was the brainchild of Cheri Honderd. While working with a literacy program in her local school, she saw that while children in low income families get the benefit of free lunches while at school, they go hungry on weekends. She decided to work with the school and the church to establish a program to provide a backpack full of food for these children to take home each Friday. Soon, other churches joined in to sponsor students in their local schools, and now 111 churches help to feed over 6,000 children in 192 different schools in West Michigan. Food is collected through donations from individuals as well as businesses.

Here’s a video about what Hand2Hand does.




You can read more about this awesome organization by going to their website at https://h2hkids.org/. There is a place to donate through the website, or you can simply leave a comment below. I will personally donate $5 to Hand2Hand for each comment left on this post!

Be sure to visit the other blogs on this hop to support their chosen chairities:


15 comments:

  1. How generous of you, Patricia!

    This sounds like a fantastic program - though it's a shame that kids go hungry like this in a country as rich as the U.S.

    Thank you for participating!

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  2. Thanks Patty, for your generosity and giving spirit, and for highlighting Hand2Hand. What a great project!

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    1. You're so kind. Hand2Hand certainly deserves the recognition!

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  3. That's very generous of you. Thank you!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping in and commenting, Mary!

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  4. Cindra volunteered with this group at her church! Thank you for doing this!

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    1. I think so too! Thanks so much for stopping in, Debbie.

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  6. What a wonderful thing you are doing Patty.

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    1. These volunteers are doing the work! I'm so happy to help them this way. Thanks for visiting, Greta.

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  7. Thank you for your generosity!!

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