When the COVID-19 crisis hit, closing jobs and schools, Feeding America West Michigan quickly saw a ripple effect. As neighbors who had never needed food assistance before found themselves facing empty cupboards, and those already facing hunger found it even … Continue reading
At the food bank, numerous ceiling-high shelves are filled with an ever-cycling rotation of canned goods, juice boxes and other non-perishable food. In the back, spanning roughly half the length of our 55,000 sq. foot warehouse, stand both a walk-in … Continue reading
Now more than ever, access to nutritious food is essential to keeping families in need healthy. Fortunately, our agency partners, volunteers, donors, staff members and so many others are stepping up to fill plates despite challenges. Even the National Guard is lending a hand! Continue reading
The Darden Foundation recently helped fund one of the most important, yet least “glamorous,” aspects of the food bank’s operations – truck fuel. Without trucks, the food bank could not fulfill its mission.
Smiling volunteers wearing shirts emblazoned with the slogan “Kraft Heinz Helps” sorted pop tarts and bagged frozen carrots at Feeding America West Michigan during the company’s annual volunteer day last July.
Feeding America West Michigan’s Grand Champion Giving program encourages livestock purchasers at county fairs to donate the animals they buy to the food bank.