From March 16 through June, Feeding America West Michigan has distributed an unprecedented amount of food – 8,956,560 pounds to be exact. That’s roughly 40 percent more food than we distributed during the same time frame in 2019. This food – equivalent to nearly 7.5 million meals – wouldn’t have made it to the hands of our neighbors facing hunger if it weren’t for the support of 17 dedicated Michigan National Guard members. Continue reading
Chef Tim has always hated food waste, but when the Advantage Marketing chef began performing cooking demonstrations for Meijer stores, he noticed leftovers were difficult to avoid.
Luther was once a booming lumber town, but is now home to just 325 people. Historic buildings remain, lining the village’s main street, but much of Luther’s industry left with a late-1800s fire.
Hunger is a devastating reality that many children in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula are faced with.
The White House just released its 2018 budget, and it includes deep cuts to hunger relief programs, particularly the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
For people with busy schedules, ordering food online and having it delivered to your door is a convenient way to keep the fridge stocked with healthy food.