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Located in Fennvile, MI, Ladders of Hope Food Pantry serves cities and townships in Allegan County, Van Buren County and Ottowa County, Michigan Their goal is to end hunger and connect surrounding communities. The pantry is located at 717 E. Main Street in Fennvile and is open on Monday's, 10 am-2pm, and Thursday's, 3 pm-7 pm. Donation drop offs can be scheduled in advance during regular hours or on Thursday nights from 5 pm-7 pm. For more information about volunteering, fundraising events and contact information, check out facebook and instagram.

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Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes was established in 1982  with the mission of feeding the hungry and engage in their community to end hunger. Their organization is built on the values of respect, diversity, inclusion, stewardship and accountability, integrity, colaberation, urgency, and community service. Today, Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes has evolved into the largest charitable food assistance organization in Kalamazoo County, providing support to over 30,000 individuals annually. With the generous support of their community, they are able to distribute groceries to an average of 750 people each day.

Located at 901 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI,  they extend their services to Kalamazoo County and neighboring communities, through six hunger-relief programs which prioritize nutrition, equity, and dignity in all that they do. For more information on hours, volunteering, contact information, and programs, see their website and social media pages.

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The First Congregational Church of South Haven Food Pantry is dedicated to providing nutritious food to families in need throughout the greater South Haven area. In partnership with We Care Community Resource Center, the pantry serves the Bangor, Bloomingdale, Breedsville, Covert, Grand Junction, Lacota, South Haven, and Glenn communities. In addition to sourcing resources from the food pantry, their food supply is also obtained from partner churches of We Care Inc., local community organizations, the South Haven Farmers Market, and generous individuals who donate food items and provide financial contributions. The ultimate goal of the pantry is to ensure that individuals facing food insecurity in our community have access to nourishing meals. The pantry is conveniently located at 651 Phoenix Street and is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 am until noon. For more information about the services they provide and their various outreach and fellowship programs, please visit their website.

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Hope Resources was established in 2017 as a Michigan non-profit organization through the merger of the North Berrien Food Pantry and the Plymouth Congregational Church food pantry in Watervliet. Conveniently located at 262 N. Main Street in Coloma, MI, Hope Resources is operated by a dedicated team of volunteers who serve an average of 200 families per week in the Coloma, Hagar, and Watervliet areas. Their mission is to provide nutritious food, personal care products, and clothing to those in need. Hope Resources is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 am to 11:45 am. Please visit their website for more information on upcoming fundraising events and how you can get involved in supporting their cause.

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Since 1996, Sylvia’s Place has been dedicated to supporting survivors of domestic abuse. to empower survivors every step of the way on their journey to reclaiming their lives and to ensure that every survivor who walks through their doors receives the help and resources they need to break free from the cycle of abuse. Sylvia's Place provides a safe haven for individuals experiencing domestic violence, offering shelter, food, clothing, and hygiene products. In addition to meeting basic needs, they also provide comprehensive services to help survivors heal and rebuild their lives. Their team assists survivors with safety planning, domestic violence education, counseling, and emotional support. They also guide survivors through the legal system, offering case management, legal advocacy, assistance with obtaining personal protection orders, and court accompaniment. Once survivors are ready to take the next steps towards independence, Sylvia's place offers support with employment searches and housing referrals. The organization is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for women and children who are fleeing similar circumstances. For information on how to volunteer and upcoming fundraising events, please go to their website. 

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The Al-Van Humane Society (AVHS) was established in 1968 as a non-profit animal welfare organization with a mission to provide food, shelter and love to homeless pets. In 2012, the organization adopted no-kill best practices to ensure the well-being of all animals in their care.

AVHS focuses on re-homing companion animals that are unable to stay with their families, offering food and shelter to over 600 animals annually from Allegan and Van Buren counties. Additionally, the organization provides community education on responsible and compassionate pet ownership. Funded by donations from citizens, annual fundraising events, and grants, AVHS is committed to reducing the number of stray and unwanted animals through spaying and neutering all animals before adoption. They also host an annual low-cost community spay and neuter clinic to further support this cause.

The primary goal of AVHS is to compassionately serve the companion animals in our community by providing the best shelter, adoptive homes, education, and resources available. Every pet deserves love, care, and, above all, a home. For information about how to adopt, donate, volunteering oportunites and upcoming fundraisers, visit their website or social media pages. 

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