Fight Hunger. Spark Change. 2018

Walmart and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Mid-Michigan LANSING, Mich. (April 2, 2018) – Walmart and Feeding America kicked off the fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign. Until April 30, Walmart is offering four ways that customers can get involved and fight hunger online, in-store and More

Your Support in 2017 Made A Difference

We could not have been there for those in need without you. Your support of GLFB during the past year helped families throughout our region.You helped give food to people like Army Veteran Jim K. who was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer after he returned from service. “It was like restarting life after I got More

GLFB Holiday Hours

GLFB will be closed on: Monday, December 25 Tuesday, December 26 Monday, January 1 Dial 2-1-1 for emergency food assistance. More

India Cultural Society Makes Major Contribution toward Ending Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2017 LANSING, Mich. – The India Cultural Society (ICS) donated more than $29,000 to Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) in order to support families facing hunger, a record sum. This year’s donation was made in special memorial honor of ICS member Mr. Jai Jaglan.  The donation was presented during the More

Kroger Hearts to Home Donations

What: Third annual campaign to feed hungry neighbors through local food banks and rescue organizations, including Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Food Bank of South Central Michigan, Food Gatherers, Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and the Greater Lansing Food Bank. When: November 29 through January 27 Who: Kroger shoppers at Michigan More

Holiday Campaign Spotlights Hidden Need

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator 517.853.7818  Greater Lansing Food Bank Launches Holiday Campaign, Spotlights Hidden Need Hunger isn’t always visible. It may not announce itself with dramatic images. But make no mistake: Hunger is here in our community. In order to help those facing hunger, Greater More

“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 “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


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 (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 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