Cherry Ball Drop Contest for Charity!

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum is teaming up with the CherryT Ball Drop to create a ‘design your own New Year’s Cherry Ball’ contest. Money raised through contest voting will go to Goodwill Northern Michigan’s Food Rescue, helping families right here in Northwest Lower Michigan. Here’s how the contest works:

1. Participants pick up a countdown kit at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum by 5pm December 30th

2. Kids decorate their ball and snap a photo. They can decorate it however they want.

3. Starting January 1st, community members donate to vote for their favorite cherry ball!

The ball with the most money donated wins! The prize is $25 to spend in the Children’s Museum’s Power of Play Store. But since all the money raised goes to helping families in need, we all win!

Click to view the Cherry Ball Drop Website!

About Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan

Food Rescue rescues, harvests, repacks, and distributes nearly 2 million pounds of food into the emergency food system every year. That’s enough food to make 1.6 million meals, delivered to a five-county region twice the size of Rhode Island. We work with the 70 food pantries and community meal sites of the Northwest Food Coalition, and with over 150 grocery stores, bakeries, farms, food processors and restaurants who donate food, to do the logistics to put good food to good use in service of neighbors in need in Northern Michigan. Food Rescue is a program of Goodwill Northern Michigan. Find out more:

Click to view the Goodwill Food Rescue Webpage!