Hunger Action Month 2023

Story Spotlight: WSK Backpack Program Transition and Open House

Across mid-Michigan, families are working every day to ensure their children have the healthy food they need to thrive and grow — but for the families of more than 15,000 children across Greater Lansing Food Bank’s (GLFB) seven-county service area experiencing food insecurity, this often means a parent must skip a meal themselves to ensure More

Story Spotlight: Grow & Give Donation Program

In 2022, approximately one million pounds of fresh produce were grown across Greater Lansing Food Bank’s (GLFB) Garden Project network of nearly 90 community gardens, as well as the more than 500 home gardens supported by Garden Project resources and educational programming. For many gardeners, this often means more produce than their family can consume More

Story Spotlight: Lansing Public School District’s Lansing Student Development Program

For the 1 in 10 mid-Michigan children experiencing food insecurity, summer break can mean up to 90 days without school meal programs—too often, this means an interruption in the consistent nutrition kids need to grow, play and thrive. In July and August 2023, Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) was proud to partner with Cristo Rey More

Story Spotlight: Downtown Lansing Food Fight

Downtown Lansing businesses are always ready to #LiftUpLocal, whether by offering unique products, services and experiences to the community or by supporting food security in mid-Michigan through the Downtown Lansing Food Fight. The Downtown Lansing Food Fight, organized annually by the Organization Committee of Downtown Lansing, Inc. (DLI) is a competitive drive that takes place More

Story Spotlight: Immanuel Community Reformed Church Mobile Food Pantry

For former Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) Board Chair Joe Chahine, helping neighbors experience the full effect of a nourishing life is personal. Joe was born in a refugee camp in Lebanon and lived there until he was 14 years old, relying on United Nations support to meet basic needs like medical care and education More