Last year, Rod Kennedy, store director at Grand Rapids’ Fresh Thyme Market, started a roundup at the register for the food bank — ultimately raising enough funds for us to provide 80,000 meals’ worth of food to our neighbors in … Continue reading
Diverse faith communities come together to provide 400,000 meals for U.P. neighbors
In 2019, the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan received a grant toward their member churches’ hunger-relief efforts in the Upper Peninsula. Wanting to increase that grant’s impact, diocese leaders asked church attendees to match the amount. They quickly stepped up … Continue reading
Lettuce revolutionaries fight food waste and feed families
Here at Feeding America West Michigan, we believe everyone should have access to fresh, local produce – including our food insecure neighbors. Revolution Farms takes this belief to heart by choosing to donate 1 percent of its hydroponically grown lettuce.