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“Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Luncheon to Fill Stomachs of Those In Need

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 Contact: Justin Rumenapp Greater Lansing Food Bank Marketing and Communications Coordinator justin@glfoodbank.org “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Luncheon to Fill Stomachs of Those In Need Greater Lansing Food Bank and Troppo welcome the community to attend the 27th Annual Empty Bowls luncheon on Friday, October 13 from 11am More

CROP Hunger Walk 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CROP Hunger Walk To Help End Hunger One Step at a Time Mid-Michigan residents are taking a walk to end hunger Sunday, October 8 during the The Greater Lansing CROP Hunger Walk. This year’s CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 350 walkers and $70,000 to help end More

FOOD SAFETY NOTICE!

Baked goods from Meijer in Mt. Pleasant may have been exposed to pathogens. View the WILX News 10 story for more details, and discard any baked goods from the Mt. Pleasant Meijer location. ALL GLFB AGENCIES SHOULD DISCARD BAKED GOODS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. More

Lansing Breweries Join the Fight against Hunger throughout September

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2017 CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator justin@glfoodbank.org (517) 853-7818 Lansing Breweries Join the Fight against Hunger throughout September LANSING, Mich. – Several Lansing area breweries are participating in the statewide “Hops Against Hunger” campaign to provide hunger relief to those in need. Hops Against Hunger More

Hunger Action Month 2017

Every September, food banks, food pantries, shelters and community kitchens work together to raise awareness of how hunger affects the community. Unfortunately, hunger is an issue facing far too many of our friends and neighbors. The are many reasons why a family might be struggling with hunger: Layoffs; medical expenses and prescriptions; surprise auto or More

Food Bank Announces Board Leadership for 2017-2018

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2017 CONTACT: Joe Wald Executive Director joe@glfoodbank.org Greater Lansing Food Bank Announces New Directors and Board Leadership for 2017-2018 LANSING, Mich – Greater Lansing Food Bank is pleased to announce that Camille Jensen of McLaren Greater Lansing and Kevin Zielke of AF Group have joined its Board More

PRESS RELEASE: Kroger Milk Drive

PRESS RELEASE– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2017 Kroger Shoppers Support Michigan Families, Greater Lansing Food Bank during “Great American Milk Drive” LANSING, Mich. – Thanks to a partnership between United Dairy Industry of Michigan and Greater Lansing Food Bank, Kroger shoppers can support families in need. Shoppers can donate $1, $3 and $5 at More

Food Recall Alert: Hot Dogs

Marathon Enterprises Inc. Recalls Hot Dog Products Due to Possible Extranous Material Contamination Check out the full details and brands affected at USDA’s website by clicking here.  A list of packages affected can be seen here (pdf).  More

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