“Fill a Bag Campaign” aims to feed West MI kids in need

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — Tis’ the season to give back!  From Dec. 1 – Dec. 18, the Ionia and Montcalm county school districts are hosting a friendly competition to help raise donations for the IM Kids 3rd Meal Program, a feeding program committed to ending childhood hunger in Ionia and Montcalm Counties by providing a third meal daily to local kids in need.

Fill A Bag Campaign: How to Participate

The West Michigan community is invited to fill a bag with non-perishable donations of needed items for the IM Kids 3rd Meal Program.  You can fill a regular grocery bag or pick up a bag from the following locations:

Ionia ISD building (2191 Harwood Rd. Ionia, Michigan 48846)

Montcalm ISD building (621 New St, Stanton, MI 48888)

H.O. Steele building (10260 South Sheridan Rd Fenwick, MI 48834-9703)

“Fill a Bag” Donation List

Peanut Butter


Sandwich Bread


Fruit Cups


100% Fruit Juice Boxes

Seasonal Fruit

Sandwich Bags

Snack Bags

Paper Lunch Bags


golden bag award
“Golden Bag Award”


Community members can fill a bag now through December 18th and drop it off at a participating location (listed above).  Whichever district raises the most donations will get the coveted “Golden Bag Award”!


For more information on the IM Kids 3rd Meal program visit their website or watch the video above.

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