Rockford American Legion distributes 103,665 pounds of food to area residents in need

Assisted by Tammy Ahrens and Dan Beach, senior high students from Algoma Christian School provide encouragement and enthusiasm to all who attend the pantry.

It seems like yesterday that Dena Rogers of Feeding America Food Bank approached the Rockford American Legion Post and encouraged them to host a mobile food pantry. Though the membership unanimously voted to proceed, little did they realize the impact they would soon have upon the community. The Post has provided fresh fruit, vegetables and […]

Rockford Farm Market is Feeding America

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Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization, has teamed up with our local farmers markets again. Every other Saturday, volunteers have collected fresh produce donated by the people taking advantage of all the wonderful locally grown food sold at the Rockford Farmers Market or by the farmers themselves. They helped collect 626 pounds of […]

RCS middle school students participate in local Feeding America event

Rockford Christian School students partner with the Rockford American Legion Post to gain a better understanding of hunger relief.

  Twenty-six Rockford Christian School (RCS) junior high students recently participated in the Feeding America event sponsored by the Merritt Lamb American Legion Post 102 in Rockford. Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage the country […]