Food Bank Announces Board Leadership for 2017-2018

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2017 CONTACT: Joe Wald Executive Director joe@glfoodbank.org Greater Lansing Food Bank Announces New Directors and Board Leadership for 2017-2018 LANSING, Mich – Greater Lansing Food Bank is pleased to announce that Camille Jensen of McLaren Greater Lansing and Kevin Zielke of AF Group have joined its Board More

Letter Carriers, Community Come Together for Year’s Largest Food Drive

MEDIA ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2017 CONTACT: Justin Rumenapp justin@glfoodbank.org Office: 517.853.7818 Letter Carriers, Community Come Together for Year’s Largest Food Drive Letter carriers will be collecting non-perishable food for Mid-Michigan families on Saturday May 13, 2017. This is the region’s largest food drive of the year, and food will be donated More

Hunger Action Month 2014

The Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) is joining in with over 200 other Feeding America food banks across the United States in September for Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign to mobilize the public to take action in the fight against hunger.. Hunger exists in every county in the country, affecting nearly 49 million Americans, More

CARW provides 26,000 meals

In just its second year, Capital Area Restaurant Week has proven itself to be a force for good in the Greater Lansing community. On Monday, Aug. 18, CARW presented a check to the Greater Lansing Food Bank for more than $3,400. The donation, raised from this year’s event in the month of July, will provide More

Garden leader featured on TV

Som (Sekhar) Chopagain is one of our leaders at The Garden Project’s Orchard Court and North School Community Gardens. He attended Garden Leaders Training the past two years and was a guest speaker this year as well. In celebration of World Refugee Day, WLNS-TV‘s Evan Pinsonnault featured this former refugee who is making the most of More

Empty Plate Dinner to provide thousands of meals

Now in its 8th year of raising funds and friends to support the mission of the Greater Lansing Food Bank, the Empty Plate Dinner has become one of the premier events in our mid-Michigan community. On May 14, the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center at Michigan State University hosted another fantastic evening, which ended with More

4 reasons to care about Letter Carriers Food Drive

On Saturday, our biggest food drive of the year will take place, led by the National Association of Letter Carriers. Last year’s food drive allowed us to provide 100,000 meals to those in need in mid-Michigan as a direct result of your generosity. Unfortunately, the level of need remains high. Here’s why this event is More