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 More

Community partnership helps feed mid-Michigan neighbors for over 25 years!

Since its inception in 1995, India Cultural Society of Lansing has been dedicated to serving the community. They are a non-profit, secular organization with objectives to promote cultural, social, and educational activities about India’s diverse cultures in the greater Lansing area. Included among the beneficiaries of the group’s generosity are thousands of Greater Lansing Food More

Jackson in Action! Associates Volunteer at Greater Lansing Food Bank

Jackson associates took part in a Day of Volunteering at the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) on Wed, Oct. 13, 2021. Jackson associates spent the day in the center organizing packing nearly 3,000 food backpacks for kids in need across mid-Michigan. “We are looking for the communities in our area that are currently underserved, and More

31st Annual Empty Bowl Event

Through the generosity of our sponsors and participants at this year’s 31st annual Empty Bowls event — we can provide over 680,000 meals to our neighbors! Thank you to Greater Lansing Potters’ Guild, Clayworks Pottery and everyone who helped make this year’s event a success. For over 30 years, Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) has More

National Volunteer Week

To our amazing volunteers! Every 2020 retrospective seems to start the same, it was a year like no other! In the volunteer department here at Greater Lansing Food Bank, the past year gave us and the entire organization an even greater appreciation of our volunteers as the heart and soul of what we do. Due More

The Number of Seniors Facing Hunger is Only Expected to Increase

Today, nearly 1 in 10 seniors in our communities are at risk of going hungry. Unfortunately, there are far too many seniors across mid-Michigan who struggle with choosing between paying bills or buying food every day. As the baby-boom generation ages, the number of seniors facing hunger is only expected to increase. For those who rely More

Impact Story: Fresh Produce Makes a Difference

Every year, Greater Lansing Food Bank distributes 2.5 million pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to promote good health for individuals and families. GLFB would not be able to reach everyone in need without the help of the 140+ partner agencies in our network, one of which is Allen Neighborhood Center (ANC). Open from 1-5 More