In this issue of the Full Plate Press, we discuss Hunger Action Month, a new grant from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality, and two advocates who are making a quiet but profound difference in their communities. Also included with this issue is our 2015 Annual Report. Download the Newsletter.
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Hunger Action Month Offers New Ways to Take a Stand
A movement is underway. People all across the country are rising up to say that hunger has no place in our communities. That movement is called Hunger Action Month. Find out how you can get involved this September.
Fighting Hunger on the Lake Michigan Coast
Hunger exists in every community, even those that appear, from the outside at least, to have everything together. We’re working with local partners to meet the need in St. Joe/Benton Harbor.
Priscilla Nelson Reflects on 34 Years in Hunger Relief
A lot has changed for Feeding America West Michigan in the last three decades: our name, our facility, the scope of our programs. But one person has not, and that’s Priscilla Nelson. As she prepares to retire after 34 years in food banking, Priscilla reflects on what it’s meant to her.