Art Van Supports Parent to Parent, First Day Shoe Fund and Hospice of Michigan

Art Van has partnered with organizations such as Parent to Parent, First Day Shoe Fund, and Hospice of Michigan to help make our communities healthy and enriching.

Over the past five years, the Art Van Charity Challenge has awarded $5 million to 150 charities who help make our community a better place.

The Art Van Charity Challenge also inspired others to donate more than $17 million to other organizations.

To connect with their community, Art Van supports 20 local non-profits including Parent to Parent, First Day Shoe Fund, and Hospice of Michigan.

Parent to Parent of Southwest Michigan provides a supportive community to parents of children with disabilities.

Parent to Parent serves families in nine counties and has assisted over 1,200 families with mentor support, recreation opportunities and parent networking.

For more information on Parent to Parent of Southwest Michigan.

The First Day Shoe Fund believes that all children deserve to start school on equal footing.

A Kalamazoo based organization, First Day Shoe Fund, provides new athletic shoes to under-served children.

73% of students between Kindergarten and 3rd grade in Kalamazoo Public Schools qualify for free or reduced lunch, and this is the group First Day Shoe Fund is setting out to help.

For more information on the First Day Shoe Fund.

Hospice of Michigan is a leader in providing quality of life, comfort and peace to patients in end of life care.

The state wide organization is directed by the family and patient along with the patient’s physician and hospice medical director.

Hospice of Michigan provides care regardless of age, diagnosis or ability to pay.

For more information about Hospice of Michigan.

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