Food Donations for Opening Day

GRCC Food Pantry Update 2/28/12
As part of the Opening Day activities there will be a food drive for the Student Food Pantry – please see the attached flyer and feel free to bring your contributions with you to the Ford Fieldhouse.  This recent article in the Grand Rapids Press highlights the need in our community:

While Michigan’s economy shows signs of life, our poverty level rises
Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 7:25 | Grand Rapids Press | By Rick Haglund

One trend belies the notion that a rising economy lifts all boats: Michigan’s growing poverty rate.  Michigan’s economy bottomed out near the end of 2009, and employment and incomes have been creeping upward ever since. (More)

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