COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., July 28, 2021 — The food bank recently received a generous $22,650 grant from the Superior Health Foundation, a multi-year supporter of their hunger-relief efforts. The funds will bring seven Mobile Food Pantries to locations across the Upper Peninsula.
Each Mobile Pantry sponsored by the Superior Health Foundation will provide roughly 12,500 meals’ worth of food — enough to serve 300 families — consisting of at least 50 percent fresh produce.
About Feeding America West Michigan
Serving local families in need since 1981, Feeding America West Michigan reclaims millions of meals’ worth of safe, surplus food from various sources. With the help of countless volunteers, the food bank sorts, stores and distributes this food through a network of more than 800 partners to fill hundreds of thousands of neighbors’ plates instead of landfills. The food bank’s service area consists of 40 of Michigan’s 83 counties from the Indiana border north through the Upper Peninsula. For more information, visit FeedWM.org or call 616-784-3250.