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Food Bank Client Story – Michael I.

Meet Michael, a veteran and food bank client. He was there for us during his military service, and we want to make sure that no one who has served goes hungry. More

Letter Carriers, Community Come Together for Year’s Largest Food Drive

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2017 CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp justin@glfoodbank.org Office: 517.853.7818 Letter Carriers, Community Come Together for Year’s Largest Food Drive Letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food for Mid-Michigan families on Saturday May 13, 2017. This is the region’s largest food drive of the year, and food will be donated More

Lansing State Journal Receives Food Bank Founders’ Award

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2017 Contact: Joe Wald, Executive Director Greater Lansing Food Bank joe@glfoodbank.org Lansing State Journal Receives Food Bank Founders’ Award Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) presented the Lansing State Journal with the 2nd Annual Founders’ Award during the 11th annual Empty Plate Dinner, held May 4th at the More

Garden Resource Center Opens for Growing Season

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greater Lansing Food Bank Opens Garden Resource Center for Growing Season WHAT: Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is opening its Garden Resource Center to the community for the spring growing season. The resource center offers seeds, tools and other resources to Lansing community members. GLFB has over 125 community More

Winter Food Drive – Jan. 28

MEDIA ADVISORY January 26, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Rumenapp Greater Lansing Food Bank (517) 853-7818 justin@glfoodbank.org Food Bank Holds Joint Food Drive With Whole Foods Market to Alleviate Winter Hunger What: Whole Foods Market East Lansing and Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) invite the community to participate in a joint food drive More

Training and Resources Offered To Area Gardeners

January 18, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Lehman Garden Project Manager (517) 853-7809 gardenproject@glfoodbank.org Greater Lansing Food Bank Offers Training and Resources to Area Gardeners LANSING, Mich.– As part of its Garden Project, Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is now registering individuals and groups throughout Mid-Michigan interested in starting and sustaining community gardens. More

India Cultural Society to Host “Feed the Hungry” Luncheon

  India Cultural Society to Host “Feed the Hungry” Luncheon LANSING, Mich.– The India Cultural Society (ICS) is presenting a check to the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) as part of its 2016 “Feed the Hungry” luncheon. Following a long standing tradition, ICS Board of Directors and members will be serving lunch at Cristo Rey More

Best Gift Ever Campaign Launches

November 2, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Rumenapp Greater Lansing Food Bank 517.853.7817 Justin@glfoodbank.org Greater Lansing Food Bank Launches Holiday Campaign LANSING, Mich. – The Greater Lansing Food Bank kicks off its annual holiday campaign – the organization’s largest fundraiser – today. For those who are in jeopardy of going hungry, the Greater More

PRESS RELEASE – 2016 Hunger Action Month

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator Greater Lansing Food Bank 517.853.7818 || justin@glfoodbank.org September 9, 2016 New Campaign from Greater Lansing Food Bank Puts Spotlight on Hunger LANSING, Mich. – Greater Lansing Food Bank launched a new hunger awareness campaign this week, “On an Empty Stomach I Can’t.” More

2016 Whole Foods’ “One Dime at a Time” Donation

August 29, 2016 LANSING, Mich. – Whole Foods Market East Lansing donated $907.70 to Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) as part of their “One Dime at a Time” campaign. After opening earlier this year, Whole Foods Market East Lansing offered customers who use reusable grocery bags the option to receive a dime back as a refund More

MEDIA ADVISORY – 2016 Roots Open House

Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Roots Farm to Hold Open House What: Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is inviting the Lansing residents to visit its Roots Farm. The Roots Farm serves as a complement to the Food Bank’s 125 Community Gardens by encouraging successful gardeners to develop their own agricultural enterprises. Continuing GLFB’s mission of serving More