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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

Local Community Generates 1.2 million Meals for People Facing Hunger

LANSING, MI – Last week, community members came together to raise money, donate food and volunteer to help Greater Lansing Food Bank in their mission to alleviate hunger one meal at a time by raising 1.2 million meals. After a two-year hiatus, GLFB’s largest annual fund- and food-raising events returned just days apart. Greater Lansing More

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs ‘tampon tax’ repeal at Greater Lansing Food Bank

On Thursday, Nov. 5, 2021, Greater Lansing Food Bank welcomed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as she signed a bill repealing tax on essential menstrual products in Michigan. The reform removes the tax on feminine hygiene products. Alongside Gov. Whitmer was Michelle Lantz, CEO of Greater Lansing Food Bank, Lysne Tait, executive director of Helping Women Period, More

Improvements to Michigan’s Bridge Card System to Cause Temporary Shutdown of System

News Release provided by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.  LANSING, Mich. – Michiganders who use Bridge Cards to buy food or use cash assistance benefits will be unable to do so late Saturday, Oct.16 and early Sunday, Oct.17 while a system upgrade is implemented that will provide easier access to benefits. The Bridge More

GLFB Announces Board Leadership and New Members for 2021-2022

LANSING, MI ­– Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is pleased to announce the board leadership for fiscal year 2021-2022: Nikali Luke, Chair (Simplified Tax & Accounting Service PC), Leslie A. Brogan, Vice-Chair (Comcast), Ken Klein, Treasurer (Northbrook Investment Management) and Lavon Dennis, Secretary (Coverys). GLFB also welcomes new board members: Mona Deliwala (Jackson®), Katie Kelley (CATA) More

Cultivating a Community of Hope

The impact a simple garden can have on the community is nothing short of astonishing. Every year Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Garden Project offers an opportunity to experience one of Lansing, MI’s most amazing hidden gems. There are nearly 115 community gardens and urban farms in the Greater Lansing area and each has taken on More

Greater Lansing Food Bank Breaks Ground on Larger Facility

Greater Lansing Food Bank Breaks Ground on Larger Facility LANSING, MI – Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) announced Thursday via a virtual groundbreaking ceremony, it will begin construction of a new facility following 37 years at their current warehouse in north Lansing. The new site, located in Bath, Michigan, is part of GLFB’s Building Hope More

FOX 47 Matching Donations to Help Feed Families in Mid Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — FOX 47, The Scripps Howard Foundation and the Greater Lansing Food Bank are teaming up to provide over 50,000 meals for Mid-Michigan families in need. Between now and June 15, viewers and companies are encouraged to donate, and FOX 47 we will be matching those donations dollar for dollar up to $12,000! More