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.
Could Chopping the Price of Produce Save Lives?
March 3, 2016 — We all know a diet filled with fruits and vegetables is good for us. And if you keep up on hunger news, you know that good nutrition is hard for food-insecure Americans to come by. But … Continue reading
Food Bank Announces Third-Consecutive Record Year
Comstock Park, Mich. — Jan. 13, 2016 — Feeding America West Michigan just finished up its third record year in a row, distributing 27.6 million pounds of food in 2015, the equivalent of 22 million meals. That’s an increase of … Continue reading
Beyond hunger relief: Congress Elementary garden gets kids excited about healthy food
May 29, 2014 — Grand Rapids, Michigan — Feeding America West Michigan works with a network of 1,200 hunger-relief agencies across West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Many of those agencies and host sites do more than simply hand out … Continue reading