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.

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 9

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The nation’s biggest food drive is taking place on Saturday, May 9. Coordinated by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger helps millions of people in need each year. All donations made in Grand Rapids will be given to Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank and distributed in our local community.

To give, simply fill a bag with nonperishable foods and leave it by your mailbox in time for your regular Saturday delivery. Find a list of most-needed items on our website.

Many Hands Against Hunger, June 9, 2015

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You’re invited to join us at Many Hands Against Hunger, a summer fundraising luncheon benefiting Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Register online at

Join the Food Bank team at Hunger Walk 2015

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Feeding America West Michigan is organizing a team for the 38th-Annual Access Hunger Walk on Sunday, May 3. Join our team or give online to help us reach our $500 goal and send 2,000 meals to our neighbors in need. Sign up!

‘Now I’m one of them’: Michigan Teacher Survives Homelessness

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Dana Knight had an education, a good job, and a loving family. But when she lost her home, she suddenly found herself out on the street during one of the coldest months of the year.

Find out how Feeding America West Michigan together with a local homeless shelter, Degage Ministries, helped her survive homelessness with her health and her dignity intact.

Read Dana’s Story

Conquering chronic illness through diet at Streams of Hope

Feeding America West Michigan agency Streams of Hope is helping clients manage their chronic illnesses through exercise, nutrition, and encouragement. Learn more about the Nutritional Options for Wellness program at

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Catch up on all the latest Food Bank news in the Winter 2014/15 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.

Job Opportunities

One position in our Comstock Park warehouse is open at this time. See our jobs page for details.