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Create Hope for Those in Need

Volunteers provide a priceless gift to the programs of Catholic Charities West Michigan. There are many opportunities for individuals, families, and groups to provide help and create hope for those in need.

Volunteer Opportunities

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God’s Kitchen Lunch Service

Monday-Saturday, 11:00 AM-2:30 PM

Volunteers work together in regularly scheduled groups of up to 10 to assist in meal preparation, set-up, lunch service, and clean-up.

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Home-Delivered Meals

Monday & Wednesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Each month volunteers package and deliver over 1,300 meals to home-bound individuals throughout Grand Rapids. You can help by becoming a Meals on Wheels Home Delivery Driver.

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Baby & Toddler Pantry

Grand Rapids Hours: Tuesday 12-3 pm Thursday 10 am -1pm

Muskegon Hours: Tuesday 1-3pm and Thursday 11 am- 1pm

Volunteers help stock and organize the pantry and shop with clients in Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

AmeriCorps Senior Companions

The Senior Companion Program provides support and companionship to those that need increased assistance for daily living tasks and helps to improve their quality of life.

AmeriCorps Foster Grandparents

The Foster Grandparent Program aids local schools, serving students in grades PreK through 8 by providing additional support to help them achieve their academic goals.

Special Events

Catholic Charities West Michigan hosts various activities & fundraisers throughout the year, including Soups On for All!, Raising Hope Dinner, Holy Smokes BBQ Competition, and Confident Kids: Back to School Hair Care Event. We need many hands to make these events successful.

Host a Bowl Painting Party

Hosting a Bowl Painting Party is a great way to benefit the annual Soup’s On for All! Fundraiser. This is all on your own time, for all ages and group sizes. Bowls are $8 to donate, $10 to keep, and $18 to donate one and keep one. Contact Jean Sullivan at 616.204.3706 to schedule your bowl painting party!

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