Hunger Heroes, the Invaluable Volunteers – Dean Kimmith

Dean Kimmith is a hunger hero. He has been volunteering at Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) for more than five years, working a variety of roles to help out wherever he can. “It was important to me to stay engaged in human service issues after I retired,” states Dean, “This has been an incredible experience More

Give Joy this Season!

A few years ago, one of our neighbors, Rebekah, encountered some serious health issues and couldn’t work. “I became very sick, very quickly,” she said. “I went from math camp teacher, tutor, full-time mom, full-time college student, to sleeping 20 hours a day and having trouble holding my head up.” She knew her family needed More

Partner Spotlight: The Bread House

The Bread House is an international ministry that partners with GLFB as a food pantry in Ingham County. Dara Mayhoe, a key leader of the Bread House’s community outreach ministry overseeing the food pantry, knows firsthand the impact of hunger on a family. “As a child I remember very clearly how my family relied on More

Give Joy this Season: A message from Lupe and Tom Izzo

The mid-Michigan community has long been a cornerstone of our lives and basketball has offered us a unique connection to residents in this region. As we head into the holiday season, we reflect on another year and everything for which we are grateful. In our household, the holidays are a time when we gather with More

Partner Spotlight: Veterans4USA

Veterans4USA became a partner of Greater Lansing Food Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic when many people, especially those who are veterans, struggled with food insecurity. Together, Veterans4USA and GLFB provide monthly food distributions at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post in Alma and the Clare-Farwell American Legion post in Farwell. Veterans4USA also helped the More

Give Joy this Season!

As the holiday season approaches in our mid-Michigan communities, neighbors facing hunger know winter can bring more than just the cold. In the seven counties Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) serves, 1 in 8 individuals face food insecurity, meaning they do not know when or from where their next meal will come. This season, typically More

GLFB Newsletter | Winter 2022

 PDF – Winter Newsletter 2022 Note: the increase number of households needing GLFB’s services has increased to 25 percent as of 12/19/2022.    You can give joy this season when you partner with Greater Lansing Food Bank in our mission to alleviate hunger one meal at a time.  Donate now!   More

GLFB Board Leadership and New Members for 2022-2023

LANSING, MI ­– Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is pleased to announce the board leadership for fiscal year 2022-2023: Nikali Luke, Chair (Simplified Tax & Accounting Service PC), Carrie Waggoner, Vice-Chair (Network for Public Health Law), Ken Klein, Treasurer (Northbrook Investment Management) and Lavon Dennis, Secretary (Coverys). GLFB also welcomes new board member Maureen Abood More

Greater Lansing Food Bank Joins Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month

Greater Lansing Food Bank Joins Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month Campaign to Ensure Food Isn’t an Impossible Choice for People in mid-Michigan Hunger Action Month Campaign Aims to Inspire the Public to Get Involved and Raise Awareness of Hunger in America LANSING, MI – Sept. 7 – For Hunger Action Month® this September, Greater Lansing More

GLFB Newsletter | Summer 2022

 PDF – GLFB Newsletter  | Summer 2022 Hunger doesn’t take a vacation and neither do we.  Donate now!   More

Garden Tour 2022: An Empowered Community Growing its Own Food

Garden Project Garden Tour 2022 showcased how Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) and our partners are making nutritious food accessible to our community. Through Garden Project’s network of more than 90 community gardens and 500 home gardens.  On Wednesday, July 20, the greater Lansing community had an opportunity to gather and see what growing food More

Peace Pole Unveiling Ceremony (June 23, 2022)

In August of 2021, civilians left Afghanistan following the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces. As a result, evacuees arrived in Lansing to resettle through the care of St. Vincent Catholic Charities. Through the power of partnerships, a hot meals program was created to make sure evacuees had a least one hot meal a day. More