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How Local Food Banks are Making a Difference

Take an in depth look at how local food banks are making a difference in their communities. Hear from Nate Smith-Tyge, Director of the MSU Student Food Bank, and other food bank professionals on how they generate donations, participate with other local and national programs, and fight hunger in their areas. Read the full article here… More

GLFB Welcomes Todd Powell

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We’re proud to introduce the newest member of the GLFB team! Todd Powell is the new Resources Manager for The Greater Lansing Food Bank! He will be responsible for maintaining relations between product donors and agencies as well the food and fund drives. He joined the GLFB after 20 years experience in retail management. Todd More

Thank You Seed Donors!

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Each year as Spring approaches, the Garden Project begins to fill the Resource Center with all of its gardening goodies. This includes thousands of seed packets that will be available to all of the community and home gardeners within our network come April. Gardeners visiting the Resource Center often ask where all of our seeds More

WKAR Joe Wald Interview

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The Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Executive Director Joe Wald was interviewed by Current State on WKAR in December and spoke on the issue of food insecurity, and the Food Bank’s efforts to fight hunger in Mid-Michigan. Joe’s interview begins at the 40:40 mark in the broadcast here http://wkar.org/post/current-state-447-december-24-2014 More

Hunger Has No Season

Football has Fall, Basketball has Winter.  But Hunger has no season, it’s always with us. Sports seasons come and go, but the challenge remains to feed those in need. More

Option 1 Credit Union Supports Local Food Pantries

Grand Rapids, Michigan – When most people think about hunger, they think about TV spots showing a starving child in a third-world country. The truth is, hunger is a problem everywhere in the United States, but it’s not always easy to see. We are fortunate to have organizations in our communities that help people who More

Bank of America Helps to Triple your Donation

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Give a Meal Campaign – until December 31st, 2014, for Every $1 Donated the Bank of America Charitable Foundation Will Give $2 More Many in mid-Michigan are hard-working Americans who have experienced a loss of income and face the challenge of choosing between providing food for their families or paying their utility or medical bills More

Garden Project travels to Chicago

For 31 years, The Garden Project, a program of the Greater Lansing Food Bank, has been a mainstay in community, serving the greater Lansing region and beyond. Since 1979, the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) has also been a grassroots, collective effort and a leading voice in the community garden movement. Run by a passionate volunteer board, More