On May 29, E.W. Scripps’ WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) hosted “Stand-up & Help” with Feeding America West Michigan, a live fundraiser to help provide meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The one-hour special featured local West Michigan comedians and stories about how Feeding America West Michigan is helping the local citizens through the present crisis.
The station also matched every donation up to $12,000 total. Each dollar donated by viewers was able to provide eight meals to local families in need. The program was hosted by Morning Mix hosts Leigh Ann Towne and Todd Chance. It featured comedians included David Dyer, Joe Anderson, Johnny Beehner, Pat Sievert and Roy Wood, Jr., all participating remotely.