This September, Feeding America West Michigan joins hundreds of food banks around the country in calling on members of their community to take a stand during Hunger Action Month.
Take a Stand: Tell Your Legislator to Support Hunger Relief
Right now, 42 million Americans are at risk of hunger. They rely on nonprofit organizations like Feeding America to make ends meet. Many of them also look to public food assistance programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for … Continue reading
Take Action: Tell Your Legislators to Oppose Cuts to Hunger Relief
The White House just released its 2018 budget, and it includes deep cuts to hunger relief programs, particularly the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
Contrary to What You’ve Heard, Food Stamp Spending is Declining
It’s a common political talking point: More people are on food stamps (SNAP) than ever before. The implication is that government spending on food assistance is out of control.
Feeding America West Michigan highlights community solutions during Hunger Action Month 2015
Comstock Park, Michigan — Sept. 1, 2015 — First the bad news: Hunger continues to threaten 49 million Americans, including 1 in 7 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Now the good news: There’s something you can do … Continue reading
Food Bank luncheon provides 192,000 meals for local families
June 12, 2014 — Comstock Park, Michigan — At its Many Hands Against Hunger fundraising luncheon Tuesday, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank raised $48,000, enough to provide 192,000 meals to food-insecure families in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. … Continue reading