Ever since she began attending Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at four years old, Beverly has seen her community come together to support neighbors in need, including her own family.
Experience of Food Insecurity Inspires Grand Valley Student to Help Others
It’s late September and Gabby Vernon is standing in a field in Allendale, launching a drone.
Community Goes Orange for Hunger Action Month
Comstock Park, Mich. — October 4, 2016 — On Friday, Feeding America West Michigan wrapped up its Hunger Action Month campaign. The four-week series had two goals: To raise awareness of hunger and motivate people to take a concrete step … Continue reading
Grand Rapids turns Blue Bridge orange for Hunger Action Month
Grand Rapids, Michigan — Aug. 24, 2016 — If you’re in downtown Grand Rapids between Aug. 29 and Sept. 2, you may notice something a little different about the iconic Blue Bridge spanning the Grand River.
Stamp Out Hunger brings in 62,000 pounds of food in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, Michigan — May 12, 2015 — The 23rd-annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive collected roughly 62,000 pounds of food in Grand Rapids on Saturday. The food, which ranged from boxes of cereal and pasta to cans of soup, … Continue reading
Rockford American Legion remembers Randy Ingraham, vet, husband, and father who made a difference
On April 28, the Rockford American Legion held its 64th Mobile Food Pantry in honor of longtime Legionnaire Randy Ingraham, the man who helped get the hunger-relief program started six years ago. When Randy’s daughter, Feeding America West Michigan volunteer … Continue reading