Stories

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

Children Are Counting on You This Summer

Children are more likely to experience summer hunger as families struggle to make up for lost school meals. In mid-Michigan, 21,660* boys and girls rely on the National School Lunch Program for free and reduced-price meals. And when school lets out, all those daily meals go away leading to a long summer of uncertainty. This More

Help Make a Bigger Impact This Red Nose Day

“I love my food bag!” “It’s good, but kinda heavy.” When Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) was able to expand the distribution of weekend food packs to all 684 students in Larson and Hillsdale Elementary Schools, we were lucky enough to hear and see the excitement of kids who got to take the packs home. More

Food Rescue at GLFB

There are thirty-eight local organizations that donate to GLFB’s “food rescue” program on a regular basis. More