Like many people across the country, Thelma has found it difficult to afford enough food for herself and her family during the pandemic. She was laid off, and then the factory where she worked completely shut down. She hasn’t found … Continue reading
In Watervliet, a Berrien County community, neighbors face challenges similar to those in many small towns when it comes to accessing and affording enough healthy food: Jobs are harder to find, grocery stores are farther away and what little produce … Continue reading
When the site where Linda typically hosts Mobile Pantries fell through a few months ago, she and her volunteer team weren’t swayed. They instead chose an unusual but effective location: a small parking lot along a Berrien County road. Linda … Continue reading
When schools began closing, parents across our service area struggled more than ever to make ends meet. Maria, a single mom of four, was impacted particularly hard: not only were her kids suddenly home, she also lost her job as … Continue reading
Isabelle is not only passionate about beauty, but also about helping her neighbors in need.
Southwest Michigan’s craft beer community packed the The Livery Microbrewery in Benton Harbor for Community Pint Night on February 9.