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Baxter's Impact

3,000+ neighbors served
83,000+ hrs of education
15,000+ service appointments
Responding to human needs together.

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Every month we open our doors to anyone wanting to learn more about Baxter: find out about our programs, ways to serve and more! Lunch provided.

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Get to know Baxter

Many services, one core mission.

Baxter’s mission is to be “a Christian Response to Human Needs.” Located in the heart of the Baxter neighborhood, we strive to fulfill our mission through a variety of programs for neighbors of all backgrounds. 

At Baxter, you’ll find medical and dental services, a nationally accredited child development center, mentoring programs for young and old, community services (food, clothing, tax preparation, gardening and canning classes), and much more!

Navigate through our “Who we are” menu to learn about all that Baxter offers to our community.

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Free Food Preservation Classes

  If you’re interested in learning about food preservation, canning techniques, and love great food, then Baxter’s free summer canning workshops are for you! Our first class will …
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Meet Up & Eat Up Program

  School’s Out For Summer! That means no more homework, no more tests, and unfortunately no more lunch for the many students who rely on school meals as their main source of food. With over…
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Baxter Walks to End Hunger

This year marked the 40th anniversary of the annual Access Hunger Walk, hosted by Access of West Michigan. The purpose of the walk is to bring together the community and collaborate with food system o…
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