When the site where Linda typically hosts Mobile Pantries fell through a few months ago, she and her volunteer team weren’t swayed. They instead chose an unusual but effective location: a small parking lot along a Berrien County road. Linda … Continue reading
COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., Nov. 30, 2020 — Feeding America West Michigan will be expanding its Mobile Food Pantry program in the Upper Peninsula with support from the Superior Health Foundation. An $18,000 grant from the foundation will fund a food … Continue reading
At the United Church of Wayland, located in a small, Allegan County town, a hard-working team of volunteers packs boxes full of fresh produce, protein and dairy each month for neighbors in need. Despite the changing weather in mid-October, the … Continue reading
Food bank partners from all corners of the U.P. work hard to get food from our warehouses into the fridges and cupboards of neighbors in need – but sometimes, we get (and give) a little extra help across the Wisconsin … 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
Feeding America West Michigan’s Grand Champion Giving program encourages livestock purchasers at county fairs to donate the animals they buy to the food bank.