Cindy, the Hand 2 Hand program director at Christ Memorial Church, is glad to finally have more hands filling bags with meals for kids in need. Over the last few months, Cindy packed bags with applesauce, soup and canned goods … Continue reading
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
Now more than ever, access to nutritious food is essential to keeping families in need healthy. Fortunately, our agency partners, volunteers, donors, staff members and so many others are stepping up to fill plates despite challenges. Even the National Guard is lending a hand! 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.
For many neighbors living in Benton Harbor, healthy food can be difficult to access. In parts of the city, grocery stores carrying affordable, healthy options are distant, and many neighbors lack the transportation to get to them. As a result, … Continue reading
COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., March 25, 2020 — Newberry native Mary Archambeau will represent the Upper Peninsula as Feeding America West Michigan’s newest board member. Archambeau has fought hunger in Luce County for 23 years and has volunteered in the Newberry … Continue reading