Planned Giving: Sowing the Seeds for a Future Free From Hunger

One of the best ways to join the effort to solve 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 future while securing your own legacy. Whatever your situation, you can find a planned giving strategy that makes sense for you.

If you would like to speak to someone about planned giving, please call Pattijean McCahill at 616.389.6356 or email her at

Sally Munk’s Story: A Passion for Food and People

Sally and Marlin Munk-cropped

In the depths of the Great Depression, the destitute would go from house to house looking for scraps of food, maybe an apple or a heel of bread passed through the door. When beggars came to the door of their Springport farmhouse, Sally Munk remembered, her mother would give them an ultimatum: leave hungry or join the family at the table for dinner. …

Read about how Sally’s experiences as a girl growing up during the Depression and how her love of cooking and entertaining influenced her decision to give a portion of her IRA to the Food Bank. Sally’s Story

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