Five years ago, Ken was a 51-year-old mail carrier with plans to put in long hours until he turned 70. Then, he fell off his truck and broke his foot in two places. That injury, combined with his already-bad back, … Continue reading
Army couple overcomes food insecurity after leaving service
On a bright September morning, Jon and Elizabeth Alba waited two hours at the VA Medical Clinic in Iron Mountain, Mich., not for medical care but for a few days’ supply of groceries.
Largest Mobile Pantry in Food Bank history delivered to military families in Iron Mountain
September 4, 2014 — Iron Mountain, Michigan — On Sept. 3, 2014, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank coordinated its largest Mobile Food Pantry in history at the VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain. Two semi trucks filled with 40,000 … Continue reading
9-year-old anti-hunger advocate to join Judge Smolenski on stage at luncheon
May 30, 2014 — Comstock Park, Michigan — On June 10, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is hosting a fundraising luncheon to support hunger relief in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Download the Press Release The event, called … Continue reading