Nelda is one of many seniors who struggle with food insecurity in West Michigan, but her story is unique – Nelda has struggled with food insecurity for her entire life.
State of Michigan Press Release Flint, Mich. — April 21, 2016 — Providing healthy food for Michigan residents and helping to reduce food waste is the goal of the quarter of a million dollars in Community Pollution Prevention grants announced … Continue reading
March 3, 2016 — We all know a diet filled with fruits and vegetables is good for us. And if you keep up on hunger news, you know that good nutrition is hard for food-insecure Americans to come by. But … Continue reading
Comstock Park, Mich. — Jan. 13, 2016 — Feeding America West Michigan just finished up its third record year in a row, distributing 27.6 million pounds of food in 2015, the equivalent of 22 million meals. That’s an increase of … Continue reading
Benton Harbor, Michigan — March 16, 2015 — A big slice of the Benton Harbor Fruit Market is now dedicated to hunger relief. Download the Press Release The family of Eau Claire farmer and produce broker Jeffery Marc Mattner donated … Continue reading
May 29, 2014 — Grand Rapids, Michigan — Feeding America West Michigan works with a network of 1,200 hunger-relief agencies across West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Many of those agencies and host sites do more than simply hand out … Continue reading