Each year, thousands of volunteers take part in the big collaborative project we call Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. They sort food at the warehouse, pick fruit in the orchards, staff Mobile Food Pantries, and advocate for the hungry.
Want to get involved? Find out how.
Bartenders compete, the Food Bank wins, at TGI Friday’s
On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan.
The event begins at 7:30 p.m., and entry is free. T.G.I. Friday’s is located at 3345 28th Street SE in Kentwood, near Woodland Mall.
Hunger in Uniform: JROTC cadets overcoming food insecurity
JROTC cadets run the Mobile Food Pantry program at Innovation Central High School, making sure their fellow students have enough to eat. The thing is, many of them struggle with hunger too.
Read more about how these cadets are overcoming hunger in their own lives and helping others to do the same.
TerraCycle: fight hunger by reducing waste
Find out how you can raise money to help people struggling with food insecurity by bringing your recyclables to Feeding America West Michigan.
We currently have five TerraCycle initiatives underway for you to choose from.
Help yourself to the latest issue of the Full Plate Press
Get ready for another helping of the Full Plate Press.
This issue is piled high with stories about Mobile Pantries in the Upper Peninsula, urban canning classes, the first harvest at the Food Bank Farm, and other notable events from our record-setting year.
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Ensuring full plates forever in our community
One of the most important ways you can fight hunger is not by writing a check, but by making a decision.
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