Serving local families in need since 1981

Feeding America West Michigan exists to ensure safe food is available to the hungry in our community. Each year, we serve an estimated 492,100 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Expanding Service to Upper Peninsula

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Feeding America West Michigan recently announced a new strategy for serving the Upper Peninsula. This month, we expect to distribute more than twice as much food in the UP as we did last February. Find out how.

Overwhelmed by Medical Bills, Michigan Family Finds Help

Roxann and Nate have been together for eight years. Nate has a good job as an assistant manager of a large retailer, and Roxann stays home with the kids. They were doing well. Then some unexpected medical expenses came along and they found themselves struggling to afford even the basics. Find out how Feeding America West Michigan and a partner agency were able to help them.

Be Part of the Solution: Volunteer Opportunities at the Food Bank

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Volunteers are at the heart of our organization. From packing food in the warehouse to picking fresh fruits and vegetables on local farms, our volunteers are involved in every aspect of our mission to solve hunger. Find out how you can get involved. View current volunteer opportunities.

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Catch up on all the latest Food Bank news in the Winter 2015/2016 issue of the Full Plate Press.

Join our email list to receive Food Bank news automatically. Looking for a past issue of the newsletter or annual report? Visit the Newsletter Archive.

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Leave a Legacy: Full Plates Forever Society

One of the most important ways you can fight hunger is not by writing a check, but by making a decision.

Planned giving can empower you to give more than you ever thought possible, providing for your family’s security while securing your own legacy.

Find a strategy that makes sense for you.

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