Million Meal March raises $22,200 for local families

Group Shot-Hikers-cropped-2Hikers, bikers, runners, and walkers raised $22,200 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank at the Million Meal March on Saturday, Sept. 27. The total, which got a boost from contributions by National Food Group, Star Truck Rentals, Metro Health and other sponsors, will provide nearly 89,000 meals to people in need in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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New Study Reveals the Face of Hunger in West Michigan and the UP

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A newly released study, Hunger in America 2014, shows that nearly half a million people received food from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank in 2013. It goes in-depth to show the day-to-day struggles faced by people living on the edge of hunger in our communities.

Read our press release to learn more about hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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Solving Senior Hunger in Grand Rapids

We owe a lot to the generations that came before us. Yet right here in the United States, 15.3% of seniors face the threat of hunger.

Find out how Feeding America West Michigan and the Grand Rapids Housing Commission are working together to solve senior hunger.

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Leave a Legacy: Full Plates Forever Society

One of the most important ways you can fight hunger is not by writing a check, but by making a decision.

Planned giving can empower you to give more than you ever thought possible, providing for your family’s security while securing your own legacy.

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