All the generous donations our Chapter members brough in who were attending our December 2018 meeting to support Bethany Christian Services.

Make a Difference!

Are you, your Company or someone you know interested in opportunities to help others in need?

The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan

RMHWM is a non-profit, donor- and volunteer-supported organization. Thanks to financial contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations, significant volunteer help, and wish list fulfillment, the RMHWM is able to keep families close in the midst of challenging medical and mental health circumstances. Contact: 1323 Cedar NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 P: 616.776.1300 | F: 616.776.0368

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids

Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids provides free emotional healthcare to children, adults, families, and friends on any kind of cancer journey or those grieving the death of someone in their life due to any cause. Two locations: Grand Rapids and Lowell 1.800.326.1419 P: 616.453.8300

Feeding America West Michigan

Feeding America West Michigan provides food to 492,100 people in need each year. To do that, they rely on thousands of volunteers, people just like you who have decided they want to take part in the effort to solve hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Visit their website to view available volunteer opportunities!
Kalamazoo Humane Society

The Humane Society has volunteer opportunities but also takes donations of pet supplies and food.  To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit their website at:
Donations can be brought to the KHS office directly located at:  4239 S Westnedge Ave  Kalamazoo, MI  49008.
Items needed most include:
Dry puppy and dog food
Dry kitten and cat offd
Canned food for cat/kitten/dog/puppy
Kitty Litterl
Small Blankets
Dog houses


St. Luke's Diaper Bank - Kalamazoo, MI

This organization accepts donations of disposable diapers and baby wipes of any size, although the greatest need is for larger sizes of diapers (size 3 and up).  They can/will accept opened packages of diapers.

You can find more information at their website:  Donations can be brought to St Luke's Church, located at 247 West Lovell St, Kalamazoo, MI  49007 or visit their Amazon Wish list to purchase diapers to be sent directly to them.

In the Image

In the Image assists Greater Grand Rapids families in crisis affected by homelessness, job loss, fire, flood and domestic abuse.  Items are free to the families to allow for set up of a safe home.  They are always in need of clothing and household items.  As you do a spring clean, think of donating.

In August, the In the Image provides brand new shoes to kids in Kent County area schools.  The goal is 5,000 pairs for 2019.  With the closing of Payless Shoes and K-Mart, donated and discounted shoes will be at a shortage.  Maybe you can provide some help:  

Calvin University Opportunities Ecosystem Preserve

Your gift of any amount will help sustain the preserve and all the important work we do here—not just today, but for decades to come. Your investment helps improve our present and preserve our future. Visit the donate page to learn more about how you can support the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens.

If you’d like to make a tangible difference, we need your passion and your talent. In return, you’ll find a welcoming, supportive, and appreciative environment. Volunteer opportunities are available for youth, adults, and groups. Learn more about volunteer opportunties at the Ecosystem Preserve.

Plaster Creek Stewards

Loving our downstream neighbor.

Plaster Creek Stewards is a collaboration of Calvin University faculty, staff, and students working with local schools, churches, and community partners to restore the health and beauty of the watershed. We focus on research, education, and on-the-ground restoration (working directly to restore the watershed).

Grand Rapids Kids Food Basket

Grand Rapids Kids Food Basket has opportunities to support their organization from your own home!  There are 26 ways you can help NOW!  Check out these opportunities at: