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
On a snowy day in January, neighbors in need of food gathered in a heated tent at a bank parking lot, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Pantry. Located in downtown Muskegon, the bank is … Continue reading
For many neighbors living in Benton Harbor, healthy food can be difficult to access. In parts of the city, grocery stores carrying affordable, healthy options are distant, and many neighbors lack the transportation to get to them. As a result, … Continue reading
Cars lined the roads leading to Lakeview Free Methodist Church on a cold but sunny day in late February. Driving the cars were 82 Lakeview families in need of food, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding America West Michigan Mobile … Continue reading
Cathy never expected her life to change so dramatically in the last few years. Through it all, she has stood tall – thanks to her resilience and the support of the food bank’s Mobile Food Pantries hosted by The United Church of Wayland and sponsored by Perrigo. 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.