In the mid-1900s, Idlewild was a booming resort town that offered wealthy African Americans a summer getaway. Then, integration broadened these vacationers’ options, leaving Idlewild with a diminished economy. Today, Lake County towns like Idlewild and nearby Baldwin are still … Continue reading
Sharita is an Oceana County resident who can’t accept the thought of any of her neighbors going hungry. So, she started volunteering at the Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Pantries hosted by New Hope Community Church. She quickly found herself … Continue reading
Nearly 70 years ago when Annie was just 9, she would wake up early, walk into town – rain, snow or shine – and peel potatoes at local restaurants. “They would give me a meal and something to take home … Continue reading
On the Southernmost tip of the Upper Peninsula, Abundant Life Church & Mission in Menominee serves families facing homelessness and hunger – providing them a place to stay, three square meals a day and the resources they need to get … Continue reading
Isabelle is not only passionate about beauty, but also about helping her neighbors in need.
Cold weather didn’t keep volunteers and hungry families away from a Mobile Food Pantry, hosted by Coopersville Area Public Schools this January.