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
Mobile Pantry provides more than food thanks to Chef Tim
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.
These teenage pageant queens are doing good in their community
Isabelle is not only passionate about beauty, but also about helping her neighbors in need.
Client Spotlight: Thoupo
Sometimes all it takes to put a smile on a hungry neighbor’s face is knowledge of where their next meal will come from.
Agency Spotlight: Pine Grove Community Church
In Michigan’s most rural areas, those living with food insecurity often face challenges accessing the services they need to thrive. In Howard City, Pine Grove Community Church is fighting to change this,
Donor Spotlight: Olivia
For many children, summer vacation is filled with bike rides, beach visits and a whole lot of “nothing.” Helping out in grandma’s garden might be included on this list of to-dos, but for 10-year-old Olivia, her grandma’s flower garden is … Continue reading