Serving local families in need since 1981

Feeding America West Michigan exists to ensure safe food is available to the hungry in our community. Each year, we serve an estimated 492,100 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

You’re part of the solution: volunteer opportunities at the Food Bank

Volunteers Picking Apples

Volunteers are at the heart of our organization. From packing food in the warehouse to picking fresh fruits and vegetables on local farms, our volunteers are involved in every aspect of our mission to solve hunger. Find out how you can get involved. View current volunteer opportunities.

How we feed half a million people every year

Find out how Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank works with volunteers, farmers, grocery stores, and fellow nonprofits to provide food to half a million neighbors in need each year. Together we can solve hunger.

Solving Hunger on the Keweenaw: Helping a single dad provide for his kids


When Russell Chambers’ wife passed away in 2008, he was left to raise their five young kids on his own. Though he has a job, Russell is one of many people in the Western Upper Peninsula whose jobs are seasonal. To put food on the table, he turns to Food Bank agencies like the CLK Food Pantry in Calumet.

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Catch up on all the latest Food Bank news in the Fall 2015 issue of the Full Plate Press.

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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.

Find a strategy that makes sense for you.

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