In the early 1990s, Ardith learned funds were available to start a food pantry in her local town of Marion. Having lived in the area all her life, she knew many people who struggled to put food on the table … Continue reading
Kids served by Children First Lakeshore don’t have to go home to empty cupboards on weekends. Instead, they open their lockers Friday afternoon and find bags full of food to keep them nourished until Monday. Children First Lakeshore was created … Continue reading
In 2020, after James injured his shoulder at work, he was propelled into early and unexpected retirement. Despite this, he did not receive unemployment benefits and went without a paycheck for 20 weeks. As a result, he and his wife … Continue reading
Grand Rapids, Mich. — January 21, 2019 — On Thursday, January 24, Feeding America West Michigan will host a Mobile Food Pantry for federal employees working at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and other members of the community in … Continue reading
Comstock Park, Mich. — August 30, 2018 — This September, Feeding America West Michigan will rally their community to take a stand during Hunger Action Month.
Without food donations acquired from retailers like Walmart, a large portion of Feeding America West Michigan’s service area would go without access to a nutritious food source.