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According to the US Census, in Kent County alone, 14.5 percent of the population lives in poverty.
Thanks to Meijer, the act of "Simply Giving" is having a huge impact on hungry families.
The fourth annual Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was won by Canadian LPGA Professional Brooke Henderson, but the real winners are hungry families in West Michigan.
The Meijer LPGA Classic brings thousands to the Grand Rapids area every year, but it also sheds light on an issue here in West Michigan.
Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her fourth LPGA Tour title, holding off Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson by two strokes.
The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply give is well underway. We got a chance to visit with a returning pro to see what it is about the golf course and the event that brings her back year after year.
The Grand Taste at the Meijer LPGA Classic is returning for a second year, and will be held June 16-18 during tournament week at Blythefield Country Club.
Some of the best female golfers in the world are participating in this week's big LPGA event, but there is more than great golf on the schedule.
Of course there will be world class golf played this week during the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give but the week long event features much more than great golf.
A local food pantry will benefit from the Meijer's LPGA Simply Give campaign after a worthwhile partnership.