Nearly 70 years ago when Annie was just 9, she would wake up early, walk into town – rain, snow or shine – and peel potatoes at local restaurants. “They would give me a meal and something to take home … Continue reading
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.
Cold weather didn’t keep volunteers and hungry families away from a Mobile Food Pantry, hosted by Coopersville Area Public Schools this January.
The Pokagon Fund is fighting food insecurity in Southwest Michigan by funding Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Pantries in Berrien County.
Arlene, 77, is one of many struggling with food insecurity in Cass County. Seniors are especially vulnerable to food insecurity. In Feeding America West Michigan’s 40-county service area, approximately 46,800 seniors are food insecure.
Grand Rapids, MI — May 18, 2015 — Michigan’s economy is improving, but thousands of Michiganders still struggle to meet their basic needs. The need is especially high among children. In fact, 1 in 5 kids in West Michigan and … Continue reading