When Mary Ann was laid off in mid-March, her first thought was her 7-year-old daughter Madison: “How will we be able to provide for everything she needs?” she recalled thinking. “With bills to pay, feeding our family and pets – I had a slight panic attack,” she shared. Continue reading
These teenage pageant queens are doing good in their community
Isabelle is not only passionate about beauty, but also about helping her neighbors in need.
Agency Spotlight: Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
Ever since she began attending Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at four years old, Beverly has seen her community come together to support neighbors in need, including her own family.
Client Spotlight: Nelda
Nelda is one of many seniors who struggle with food insecurity in West Michigan, but her story is unique – Nelda has struggled with food insecurity for her entire life.
Food Bank partners with schools to solve childhood hunger
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
100 millionth pound distributed through Mobile Pantry program
October 20, 2014 — Comstock Park, Michigan — Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s 16-year-old Mobile Food Pantry program reached a new milestone in the fight against hunger this September, distributing its 100 millionth pound of food. (Download the Press … Continue reading