COVID-19 Hunger Heroes Part 7: Thanks to the Marquette County COVID-19 Response Fund, a family gets the food they need

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

Kids facing hunger receive weekend meals thanks to “angels” in Mecosta County

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