Together we can solve hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula

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, coordinate Mobile Food Pantries, and advocate for the hungry.

Want to get involved? Find out how.

Cole and Brittany with Tanner

Earning a wage but not a living, new mom finds help at the Food Bank

Brittany was a new mom, just coming off maternity leave. It had been a hard winter, and another blizzard was moving through Marquette County when she walked into the food pantry with her son under her arm. Although she was working, she wasn’t earning enough to make ends meet, and having another mouth to feed hadn’t made things easier.

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Growing a generation of healthy eaters

Congress Elementary School has hosted Feeding America West Michigan’s Mobile Food Pantries for years. Find out how they’re moving beyond hunger relief to teach students a love of healthy food and the knowledge to grow it for themselves.

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Help yourself to the latest issue of the Full Plate Press

Front Page-Spring 2014 Newsletter

Catch up with the latest news in the Full Plate Press. Selfless volunteers, high school hunger, Food Bank milestones, it’s all here.

Spring 2014

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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.

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