When Mary Ann was laid off in mid-March, her first thought was her 7-year-old daughter Madison: “How will we be able to provide for everything she needs?” she recalled thinking. “With bills to pay, feeding our family and pets – I had a slight panic attack,” she shared. Continue reading
COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., April 29, 2020 — Feeding America West Michigan is sponsoring 14 Meet Up and Eat Up meal sites in Kent County this summer to ensure children have access to nutritious meals while school’s not in session.
Cars lined the roads leading to Lakeview Free Methodist Church on a cold but sunny day in late February. Driving the cars were 82 Lakeview families in need of food, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding America West Michigan Mobile … Continue reading
In 2019, The Pokagon Fund continued its hunger-relief efforts in Harbor Country by sponsoring 24 Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Pantries.
At an elementary school in Big Rapids, Leah’s official title is “secretary,” but she often finds herself helping hungry kids. She and the school’s social worker watch students closely for hunger’s warning signs – such as misbehavior, lack of focus or hunger between meals. They then connect these students to Angels of Action’s weekend meals program. Continue reading
On the Southernmost tip of the Upper Peninsula, Abundant Life Church & Mission in Menominee serves families facing homelessness and hunger – providing them a place to stay, three square meals a day and the resources they need to get … Continue reading