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Kids' Food Basket hosting 24-Hour Giving Day

Kids' Food Basket
Posted at 5:34 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 06:27:31-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — On Friday, February 21st the Kids' Food Basket is hosting their 24-Hour Giving Day.

The goal is to raise $24,000 in one day so kids can have good, healthy food.

However Kids' Food Basket isn't just asking you to drop by and donate, they have a day filled with awesome events.

From delicious food to workout classes, beer tasting, cooking demos, and succulent arrangements, there's something every hour for guests to check out.

Everyone is welcome at this celebration of giving.

Donate $100 and Kids' Food Basket will feature your name on their donor wall. Make a $500 donation and name a tree on the Kids’ Food Basket property.

The 24-Hour Giving Day is taking place at the Kids’ Food Basket’s headquarters, 1300 Plymouth Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.
See below for a full schedule of the day's events, Courtesy of Kids' Food Basket:

12-5 am Everyday Hero: We challenge you! Help us kick off Giving Day by creating an online fundraiser using Everyday Hero! Anyone who raises $100 by midnight will be recognized on our donor wall. Watch our social media for more information.

5-10 am Breakfast: We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day; have the best one ever with Madcap Coffee and a made-to-order omelet bar provided by Mercy Health Saint Mary’s.

7-8 am Burn Boot Camp: Get your energy flowing with a session of Burn Boot Camp!

10-11 am Yoga: Cascade Yoga Studio will lead a yoga session right here at Kids' Food Basket! Stop in and take time for YOU — self-care is key! Please bring your own mat! We will have a limited number of mats available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you own a personal mat, we encourage you to bring it!

11-1 pm Lunch: Join us at midday for a delicious taco bar provided by Beltline Bar!

1-4 pm Bag Decorating: Help us provide an extra touch of love to every child we serve. Decorate bags with us — let your creativity bring a smile to a little someone's face! It really is that simple!

4-6 pm Kids-Only Volunteer: Hosting kids who are volunteering to help their peers is pretty much our favorite thing! Bring your group of awesome kids along for some fun, kid-friendly volunteer opportunities.

4-6 pm Beer Tasting: What could be better than tasting beers crafted by our good friends at Brewery Vivant? You are in for a TREAT!

4-6 pm Cooking Demo: If you enjoy watching cooking shows, you will LOVE our live cooking demonstration presented by our friends at Mercy Health Saint Mary's! Two words: street tacos!

6-8 pm Cocktail Class: Back again for the second year in a row, a cocktail class taught by our friends from Margaux at JW Marriott Grand Rapids! We had so much fun the first time, so let's do it again!

6-8 pm Plant Project: Bring some green into your home this winter! On February 21, you can join Kids' Food Basket and make your very own succulent arrangement with our friends at Eastern Floral.

6-8 pm Kids Movie: After a long week, settle in with KFB for some kid-friendly entertainment! There will be popcorn provided by Keystone Community Church and snacks by D & W Fresh Market Gaslight Village. We’re showing Moana! What a perfect Friday evening!

9 pm-12 am Cosmic Volunteering: Volunteering AND a DJ? This is going to be AWESOME! Wear neon and white, because we are black lighting our volunteer space! Help with Sack Supper prep, dance, and help us close out 24-Hour Giving Day!

10 pm-12 am Late-Night Snacks: Are you ready for a pizza party?! Join us for some late-night snacks with Peppino's Grand Rapids!
Events and activities are subject to change. Please follow us on Facebook for up-to-date details and changes.