Make a financial donation in time to receive your 2012 tax deduction that will be used directly for our program in 2013
2012 was another amazing year! We served over 8,000 children throughout Grand Rapids, Kentwood, and Wyoming by giving elementary school children brand new shoes to start the school year off on "the right foot"! Thank you to the over 600 volunteers that helped us fit shoes, organize shelves, and serve our community. Also, thank you to the parents and other adults who took time out of their busy lives to do the right thing and show their child that we can work together to make this year special!
We look forward to an even better 2013 where we will continue to develop our program to serve the community and it's children. You can help beginning now by:
Organizing a clothing and/or shoe drive at your company, church, or school that will help us generate revenue by recycling the items that can't be used.
Collect change that can be used to buy shoes for our children. (we buy shoes year round for our program)
FREE benefit Concert!
Keep West Michigan Warm
You won't want to miss this concert from 3-8pm on Sunday December 23rd at the Back Forty Saloon, 48 W. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids FREE of charge. Cash donation or gently used/new winter coat appreciated. The Back Forty Saloon has donated the use of their facility, the bands have donated their talents, and the saloon employees have donated their time and all tips will be donated to In The Image.
Several popular local bands will be performing; Union Guns, Stolen Horses, Six Gun Canyon, Hat Trick, Kris Hitchock, Kari Lynch Band, MichaTucky, Timmy Vandyke and others! They will be joined by popular Dj Curtis Avison!
Come support and help us Keep West Michigan Warm !!!!!
"Bring the Warmth" Clothing Drive - Thank YOU!
WOW!! What an amazing blessing from the community Friday during our final day of the Bring the Warmth drive with WLAV and Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts! Thank you, thank you, thank you for your support of those in need through donating warm clothing items to In The Image! We are blessed and are excited today to continue to bless our community!
In The Image, WLAV, and Crowne Plaza Teaming Up to Make a Difference
In The Image Partners with Thousand Oaks Golf Course and Neighborhood
Thank you to the Thousand Oaks Golf Club and neighborhood for partnering with In The Image on a donation drive November of 2012. We are blessed to be able to share your donations with those in our community who are in the greatest need. Thank you for being a part of changing lives and making a difference!!
Our Got Coats? Campaign is a winter project geared towards providing needy families with coats for the winter season. Your donations and financial support helps us provide thousands of needy families and individuals with coats. In 2009, our efforts were made national on The Tyra Banks Show due to our partnership with One Warm Coat.
S.H.O.E.S. stands for Shoes Help Our Elementary Students. Each year, In The Image provides brand new back-to-school shoes to at risk elementary students. In 2010, we gave away more than 8,500 pairs of shoes. It’s a very special way to help families stretch their budget and help the students get back to school on the right foot. In 2011, our goal is 10,000 pairs of shoes! Remember, just $10 will put a pair of shoes on an at risk child. Please help!
No Nonsense Socks For America
No Nonsense, a division of Kayers-Roth Corporation, will donate one million pairs of new sokcs to children's charity Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.). Socks for America will distribute new, comfortable socks to children and their families in need throughout the United States. As a local partner of K.I.D.S., In The Image will benefit from the Socks For America campaign.
Join In The Image on July 11th for a FREE cookout to help spread awareness of the No Nonsense Socks For America. Food and beverages will be available from 1:00PM - 4:00PM at 1823 S. Division Avenue. First come, first served, a limited amount of food and beverages are available. We hope to see you there!
Visit www.facebook.com/nononsense for more information about Socks For America.
Crib Full of Blues (May 19th)
Crib Full of Blues is a music event featuring top blues and jazz talent and an opportunity to help mothers in need throughout the greater Grand Rapids area. Crib Full of Blues has helped raise money to purchase over 300 new cribs.
You’re invited to join us at the John Ball Zoo Ballroom, and enjoy a night of great music by The Rusty Wright Band, great food and an opportunity to make a difference!