GRAMAN

Direct Giving & Food Support for Neighbors in the Greater Grand Rapids Area of West Michigan.

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Join us! The Grand Rapids Area Mutual Aid Network is a group of neighbors working together to offer direct cash giving, food support, and neighbor-to-neighbor care in the Greater Grand Rapids Area of West Michigan.

See below for fee-free options, as well as volunteer options and how to get support from GRAMAN.

Since the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic in March 2020, we've done the following, ALL THANKS TO YOU! (Update as of December 11, 2021):

- raised over $192,300 -744 families/individuals supported with direct giving
- distributed $178,584 in direct cash giving
- $15,219 spent on food
- had about $7000 worth of food donated
- supported 787 families/individuals with food
- spent $11,809.90 on supplies distributed directly to unhoused neighbors
- spent $2,734.79 on supplies for elders in the 49507 area code
- spent $320 to support Camp ARYV, a youth day camp for community organizing
- spent $260 on the Juneteenth Celebration with West Michigan Jewels Of Africa
- worked with about 160 volunteers
- worked about 5700 volunteer hours

We have partnered with or are partnering with many community groups, including: Together We Are Safe, Grand Rapids Area Tenant Union, La Lucha Fund, Movimiento Cosecha, Defund the GRPD, Community Food Club, the Hispanic Center, Voices for Health, Americorps, the Neighborhood Match Fund, GR Rapid Response to ICE, and more.

If you would prefer to bypass the fees for Givebutter, you can also make a payment at paypal.me/GRAMAN01.  Cash App is $GRAMAN1 and Venmo is @GRAMAN1.  We will add any donations given this way to the Givebutter total for transparency.

If you would like to volunteer with GRAMAN, please fill out this form: tinyurl.com/gramanvolunteer
If you need support or assistance, please fill out this form to get on the waiting list: tinyurl.com/gramanfinancial 

Thank you for your support!

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