Full Plates Forever Society: Ensuring the Future of Hunger Relief

Brochure Cover-Corn SproutThe Full Plates Forever Society is a group of Feeding America West Michigan’s most dedicated supporters. Society members have taken a stand against hunger by committing to support the Food Bank through planned giving.

In recognition of this commitment, members receive a variety of benefits:
• Invitation to annual events and seminars
• A place on the Full Plates Forever wall
• Free entry to all luncheons and fundraisers

How to Qualify

To become a member of the Full Plates Forever Society, simply inform us of your intention to include Feeding America West Michigan in your will or estate plans.

Examples of planned gifts:
• Bequests
• Retirement accounts
• Charitable gift annuities
• Gifts of stock or property
• Donor-advised funds
• Charitable trusts

Whatever your financial situation, you can find a planned gift that meets your needs and helps to provide for families in our community. Please consult with your financial advisor to determine which method is best for you.

Once you have made a decision, let us know about it!

Call Pattijean McCahill at 616.389.6356 or email her at PattijeanM@FeedWM.org to announce your commitment and become a member.

Download the Full Plates Forever Society Brochure

Full Plates Feature: Sally Munk’s passion for food and people

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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