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Health

Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.

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Local Westside school collecting water for Flint Public Schools

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

Harrison Park Elementary students and staff are collecting bottled water to send to the schools in Flint to help with the water crisis.

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Food Bank announces third-consecutive record year

Submitted 01-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

More food was distributed in 2015 than in any of the past 34 years, says Feeding America West Michigan.

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Catalyst Radio: Carol's Ferals

Submitted 01-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Carol Manos of Carol's Ferals, a West Michigan feline trap-neuter-return and adoption program, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.

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Overwhelmed by medical bills, family finds help at food pantry

Submitted 12-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Food insecurity affects one in seven people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, including those with jobs.

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115,000 meals donated on #GivingTuesday

Submitted 12-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank receives $28,682 through #GivingTuesday campaign, exceeding its goal.

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Food Bank seeks 80,000 meals on #GivingTuesday

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan hopes to raise $20,000 to support hunger relief in an online campaign.

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Cultured Love first business to "graduate" from Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen

Submitted 11-30-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

A local couple has developed their own small food business in response to their daughter's Lyme disease, with help from the Downtown Market's programs and food entrepreneur community.

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Healthy U Lecture: Caring for Your Skin

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

United States Navy Commander, author, professor, surgeon and dermatologist Dr. Douglas Winstanley will offer valuable insight about how to keep your skin healthy

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