Current and Upcoming Events


Earn money for NECM by simply shopping at Spartan Nash’s corporate owned stores including D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare Supermarket, Forest Hills Foods, ValuLand, and VG’s locations in Michigan, and encourage your family and friends to do the same.  Simply collect original store receipts from these stores for NECM until you’ve reached $150,000 in eligible sales.   For each $150,000 spent NECM gets $1,000 in donations.

Drop off or mail receipts to:
Sarah Horton
214 Spencer NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505



The North(East Pole) is a Community Christmas Store that provides vital Christmas gifts to children in need on Grand Rapids NE side.  The distribution is:

Monday, December 10th, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Wednesday, December 12th, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Saturday, December 15th, 10:00 AM-12:00/Noon

Open to NE residents ONLY, that are previously registered in the Access of West Michigan Database. Serves children ages infant to 18 years old.

Donations needed to provide brand new toys, games, puzzles, dolls, electronics, jewelry, sports equipment, bikes, perfume, wrapping paper, etc. Please arrange to drop off donations to Michelle Hatfield at St. Alphonsus RCC at 616-913-4415.

Volunteers are needed to help with distribution, personal shoppers, wrapping gifts, hospitality.  Please contact Sarah Horton at NECM at 454-1097 or to register to help!



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