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COVID-19 Hunger Heroes Part 6: MI National Guard dedicates 2 ½ months to hunger-relief efforts during pandemic

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

Together, we’re fighting hunger in West Michigan and the U.P. despite unprecedented challenges

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