How different would those memories be if you didn’t have enough to eat? Right now, hunger affects 1 in 5 kids in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. If we don’t act now, thousands of them will lose out on the experiences that make this time of year special.
With your help, we can ensure that kids have enough to eat in our community.
Together we can solve hunger in West Michigan
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.
A Lifeline for the Homebound
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank distributes food to more than 1,200 hunger-relief agencies. Senior Meals Program, Inc. of Grand Rapids is one of them.
Senior Meals delivers healthy food to the elderly, providing nutrition, social interaction, and the opportunity to live in their own homes.
Reduce waste, raise funds with Terracycle
You can raise money for the Food Bank by sending us your trash. No, really.
Bring us your (clean) recyclables. We’ll send them to Terracycle. Then Terracycle will make a donation to the Food Bank, providing more meals to those in need. Together we’ll be starving landfills and filling plates across West Michigan
Sow the seeds for a future free from hunger
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.
Fall 2013 Newsletter and 2012 Annual Report
Get ready for another heaping helping of the Full Plate Press. In addition to our 2012 Annual Report, this issue features stories about how West Michigan is fighting hunger — from the eight-year-old Hudsonville boy who funded his own Mobile Pantry to the energy plant in Fremont that turns our organic waste into electricity.
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Taking Strides to End Hunger
On Saturday, September 28, hundreds will gather at Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank to declare that hunger has no place in our community.
Ladies and gentlemen, the Million Meal March 10K Trail Hike is back for a second year!