Feed America West Michigan Food Bank

Mobile pantry project delivers 5,000 pounds of food to Rockford church

December 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

Everyone is feeling the pinch of these tough economic times, especially food banks. In an effort to help these charities, the Fifth Third Foundation awarded Feed America West Michigan Food Bank a grant to distribute 50,000 pounds of food to needy people in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Ionia, Allegan, and Montcalm counties.    On Monday, November 16, volunteers from Fifth [...]

Feed America West Michigan Food Bank receives donations

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The “gang” from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making regular appearances at Rockford’s ever-popular Saturday Farm Market, seeking donations of fresh and healthy Michigan fruits, vegetables and baked goods from market goers and vendors. This Saturday they ended up with a pickup truck full (approx. 500 lbs.) of the very best the market has to offer. The [...]