On a blustery day in late October, a Feeding America West Michigan truck pulls up in front of Ridgeview Elementary in Sparta. Volunteers and school staff begin unloading an abundance of food – squash, sweet potatoes, beef, milk, pop tarts … Continue reading
Families across our service area are jumping more hurdles than ever as they work to put food on the table. SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) and unemployment benefits can be helpful, but for many in need, they leave a … 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.
Arlene, 77, is one of many struggling with food insecurity in Cass County. Seniors are especially vulnerable to food insecurity. In Feeding America West Michigan’s 40-county service area, approximately 46,800 seniors are food insecure.
Right now, 42 million Americans are at risk of hunger. They rely on nonprofit organizations like Feeding America to make ends meet. Many of them also look to public food assistance programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for … Continue reading