More than 23,000 children in Kent, Muskegon, Ottawa and Allegan counties experience food insecurity.*

Orange is the color that represents childhood hunger awareness.

During the month of March, Go Orange with Kids’ Food Basket to raise awareness about childhood hunger and provide healthy, nourishing meals to our community.

Go Orange with a Donation

Your generosity ensures West Michigan’s next generation has access to good food, good health and a good future. Support consistent nutrition for more kids with a gift of any size!

Go Orange with KFB
March 20 and 22

Enjoy fun volunteer activities like brown bag decorating, trail mix making and selfie stations! Refreshments will be provided.

Join us dressed in your favorite orange outfit on the following dates:

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: KFB – Ottawa + Allegan 

(652 Hastings Ave. Holland, MI 49423)

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: KFB – Kent County 

(1300 Plymouth Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505)

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: KFB – Muskegon County 

(1537 Getty St. Muskegon, MI 49442)

Go Orange by Donating
Wish List items

Help us collect non-perishable items that we use and kids love! Each Sack Supper includes fruits, vegetables, proteins and a variety of healthy snacks. Providing high quality nutrition to thousands of children each weekday takes a lot of support! Off-brands are more than welcome. Drop off your donation at any KFB location during hours of operation. 

Go Orange with Community Events

We have teamed up with some of our favorite West Michigan businesses to bring you a monthlong schedule of opportunities that directly support our mission to nourish kids to reach their full potential. 

Go Orange Challenge with Community Champions

Businesses and organizations across West Michigan compete in this friendly monthlong challenge. Earn points by participating in activities that make an immediate impact in addressing food insecurity in our community, like hosting an off-site Supper Pack project. 

Go Orange with Schools and Faith Communities

  • From March 4 through 8, West Michigan faith communities Go Orange to join KFB in nourishing our community’s children to reach their full potential.
  • From March 11 through 15, West Michigan schools Go Orange for Kids’ Food Basket by raising awareness and resources for childhood hunger. 

Go Orange with KFB Learn

More Ways to Go Orange

  • Sign up to volunteer at any of our three KFB locations! We welcome volunteers of all abilities and children as young as 5 years old.
  • Purchase Go Orange merchandise to wear during March or all year! 
  • Show us how you #KFBGoOrange by posting on social media! Tag @kidsfoodbasket on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

*Source: 2021 Kids Count data from The Annie E. Casey Foundation