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
Chef Tim has always hated food waste, but when the Advantage Marketing chef began performing cooking demonstrations for Meijer stores, he noticed leftovers were difficult to avoid.
Isabelle is not only passionate about beauty, but also about helping her neighbors in need.
Karen has always hated seeing anyone go hungry. As a little girl, if she saw a fellow elementary schooler without a lunch, she would go home and make them a sandwich during lunch break.
Under any circumstance, raising a child isn’t easy. For families facing food insecurity, medical hardships or other challenges, it can be even harder to keep their bills paid and food on the table.
Sometimes all it takes to put a smile on a hungry neighbor’s face is knowledge of where their next meal will come from.