Greater Lansing Food Bank

Three Point Hoops to Help the Hungry

Three Point Hoops to Help the Hungry LANSING, Mich. – Abood Law Firm helped feed the hungry though their sponsorship of the “Beyond The Arc” campaign. For each three point shot made by a Spartan basketball player during a 2017-2018 Michigan State University regular season game, Abood Law Firm donated $25 to Greater Lansing Food More

India Cultural Society Recognized by GLFB for Philanthropic Giving

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp justin@glfoodbank.org 517.853.7818 May 7, 2018 India Cultural Society Recognized by Greater Lansing Food Bank for Philanthropic Giving Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) presented the India Cultural Society (ICS) of Lansing with the 3nd Annual Founders’ Award during the 12th Annual Empty Plate Dinner on May 3, More

New Kroger Initiative Fights Hunger and Food Waste

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator justin@glfoodbank.org LANSING, Mich. – One of Greater Lansing Food Bank’s delivery trucks has a new look thanks to Kroger of Michigan and the Kroger Foundation. The truck’s new design was provided by Kroger’s Zero Hunger/Zero Waste initiative as part of an ongoing More

Fight Hunger. Spark Change. 2018

Walmart and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in Mid-Michigan LANSING, Mich. (April 2, 2018) – Walmart and Feeding America kicked off the fifth annual nationwide “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign. Until April 30, Walmart is offering four ways that customers can get involved and fight hunger online, in-store and More

Your Support in 2017 Made A Difference

We could not have been there for those in need without you. Your support of GLFB during the past year helped families throughout our region.You helped give food to people like Army Veteran Jim K. who was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer after he returned from service. “It was like restarting life after I got More

India Cultural Society Makes Major Contribution toward Ending Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2017 LANSING, Mich. – The India Cultural Society (ICS) donated more than $29,000 to Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) in order to support families facing hunger, a record sum. This year’s donation was made in special memorial honor of ICS member Mr. Jai Jaglan.  The donation was presented during the More

Kroger Hearts to Home Donations

What: Third annual campaign to feed hungry neighbors through local food banks and rescue organizations, including Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Food Bank of South Central Michigan, Food Gatherers, Forgotten Harvest, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan and the Greater Lansing Food Bank. When: November 29 through January 27 Who: Kroger shoppers at Michigan More

Holiday Campaign Spotlights Hidden Need

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator 517.853.7818 justin@glfoodbank.org  Greater Lansing Food Bank Launches Holiday Campaign, Spotlights Hidden Need Hunger isn’t always visible. It may not announce itself with dramatic images. But make no mistake: Hunger is here in our community. In order to help those facing hunger, Greater More

“Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Luncheon to Fill Stomachs of Those In Need

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 Contact: Justin Rumenapp Greater Lansing Food Bank Marketing and Communications Coordinator justin@glfoodbank.org “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Luncheon to Fill Stomachs of Those In Need Greater Lansing Food Bank and Troppo welcome the community to attend the 27th Annual Empty Bowls luncheon on Friday, October 13 from 11am More

CROP Hunger Walk 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CROP Hunger Walk To Help End Hunger One Step at a Time Mid-Michigan residents are taking a walk to end hunger Sunday, October 8 during the The Greater Lansing CROP Hunger Walk. This year’s CROP Hunger Walk has set a goal of 350 walkers and $70,000 to help end More

FOOD SAFETY NOTICE!

Baked goods from Meijer in Mt. Pleasant may have been exposed to pathogens. View the WILX News 10 story for more details, and discard any baked goods from the Mt. Pleasant Meijer location. ALL GLFB AGENCIES SHOULD DISCARD BAKED GOODS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. More

Lansing Breweries Join the Fight against Hunger throughout September

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2017 CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp Marketing and Communications Coordinator justin@glfoodbank.org (517) 853-7818 Lansing Breweries Join the Fight against Hunger throughout September LANSING, Mich. – Several Lansing area breweries are participating in the statewide “Hops Against Hunger” campaign to provide hunger relief to those in need. Hops Against Hunger More