Chamber Partners with Green Giftz to Raise Funds for Vaccine Clinic Volunteer Meals

Chamber Partners with GreenGiftz to Raise Funds for Vaccine Clinic Volunteer MealsGrand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber has partnered with locally and woman-owned Green Giftz, to donate 500 t-shirts to those volunteering at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place. Both Green Giftz and the Grand Rapids Chamber are working to expand this partnership, making the t-shirt available for purchase for the community-at-large. Proceeds from the sales will go toward meals for the more than 300 staff and volunteers a day who work to make the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place a reality.

“We are thrilled to be working alongside Green Giftz as we continue to be creative in our approach to support our Grand Rapids community,” said Rick Baker, president & CEO of the Grand Rapids Chamber. “These workers and volunteers are critical to our business community come back, and for that, we are grateful to have the opportunity to support them.”

“Our team is proud of our continued partnership with the Grand Rapids Chamber and excited to generate revenue for the Front Line Food Fund,” said Kelly Brown, Director of Marketing and Operations at Green Giftz. “Now, we get to expand on that by offering a well-designed and super soft t-shirt to our community with proceeds going towards supporting the volunteers who are making vaccinations in our community a possibility.”

”The partners of the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic are so thankful for the thoughtfulness and generosity of the Grand Rapids Chamber and Green Giftz for providing meals for people working and volunteering at the vaccine clinic,” said Brian Brasser, chief operating officer, Spectrum Health Grand Rapids. “All those who have helped staff the clinic – our valued team members and volunteers – are so important to the success of this effort. This is another example of the incredible and giving spirit in our community.”

The t-shirts are $20.99 and are available for purchase here. $8.00 from every shirt sale is donated to the Grand Rapids Greater Chamber Foundation Front Line Food Fund, which purchases meals from West Michigan small businesses in order to feed the staff and volunteers at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic offers COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only based on vaccine availability. The clinic is run by Kent County, Spectrum Health and Mercy Health, in collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan. Learn how to register for a vaccination at or call 833.755.0696 if you do not have online access.


About the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce 

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region. Together with over 2,500 member businesses (80% of which are small businesses with fewer than 50 employees), we work to expand the influence, access, and information required to actively encourage entrepreneurial growth and community leadership. We offer the connections, resources, and insights needed to develop strong leaders, engage a diverse workforce, foster an inclusive and welcoming community, and advance a vibrant business environment that nurtures economic prosperity for all. Learn more at

About GreenGiftz 

Green Giftz is a certified woman-owned small business located in the heart of the Monroe North neighborhood, specializing in high-design, sustainable and creative branded merchandise. Working as an extension of your marketing, HR, and communication teams, Green Giftz partners with clients to creative cohesive merchandise programs which tell your brand story. Our goal is to educate your audience on sustainability, support minority owned business, and create desirable swag that makes the recipient feel appreciated. Learn more at


La Cámara de Comercio colabora con la empresa GreenGiftz con el fin de recaudar fondos para compra de alimentos para voluntarios en la clínica de vacunación.

  Actividad de recaudación de fondos por medio de venta de camisetas para apoyo de clínica de vacunación se hace realidad.

 Grand Rapids, Michigan – La Cámara de Comercio de Grand Rapids ha colaborado con una empresa local cuya propietaria es mujer, Green Giftz, para donar 500 camisetas para el personal que ha sido voluntario en la Clínica de Vacunación en el Centro de Convenciones DeVos Place. Tanto Green Giftz como la Cámara de Comercio de Grand Rapids han expandido su colaboración ofreciendo esta camiseta en venta a la comunidad en general. Las ganancias de las ventas se utilizarán para comprar alimentos para más de 300 empleados y voluntarios por día quienes trabajan para hacer la Clínica de Vacunación en el Centro de Convenciones DeVos una realidad.

“Estamos fascinados de poder trabajar junto con Green Giftz mientras continuamos nuestro enfoque creativo para apoyar nuestra comunidad de Grand Rapids,” dijo Rick Baker, presidente & Director Ejecutivo de la Cámara de Comercio de Grand Rapids. “Estos trabajadores y voluntarios juegan un papel importante para el regreso de nuestra comunidad empresarial, y por lo tal, estamos agradecidos en la oportunidad de apoyarles.”

“Nuestro equipo se enorgullece en nuestra continua colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio de Grand Rapids y esta emocionado en generar ingresos para el Fondo Fronline Food” dijo Kelly Brown, Directora de Mercadeo y Operaciones de Green Giftz. “Ahora podemos expandir esta colaboración al poder ofrecer una camiseta bien diseñada y super suave a nuestra comunidad sabiendo que las ganancias de las ventas serán dirigidas al apoyo de voluntarios quienes hacen vacunaciones posibles en nuestra comunidad.”

“Los colaboradores de la Clínica de Vacunación del Oeste de Michigan están muy agradecidos por la generosidad de la Cámara de Comercio de Grand Rapids y Green Giftz al proveer alimentos para el personal y voluntarios que trabajan la clínica de vacunación,” dijo Brian Brasser, Director Ejecutivo de Operaciones de Spectrum Health en Grand Rapids. “Todos aquellos que han trabajado en la clínica- nuestros valiosos miembros del equipo y voluntarios- son tan importantes para el éxito de este esfuerzo. Este es otro ejemplo de lo increíble y dadivosa que es nuestra comunidad.”

Las camisetas tienes el precio de $20.99 y están disponibles a la venta aquí. $8.00 de cada camiseta que se venda será donado al Front Line Food Fund en la Fundación de La Cámara de Comercio del Grand Rapids, quienes utilizan estos recursos para comprar comidas de negocios pequeños en el Oeste de Michigan para alimentar a los voluntarios de las clínicas de vacunación contra la COVID-19.

La Clínica de Vacunación del Oeste de Michigan ofrece vacunaciones contra la COVID-19 por medio de cita prevista solamente y sujeto a la disponibilidad de la vacuna. La clínica es administrada por el Condado de Kent, Spectrum Health y Mercy Health en colaboración con Vaccinate West Michigan. Aprenda más sobre como registrarse para su vacunación visitando o hable al 833.755.0696 si no tiene acceso al internet.



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