On November 17, 20 volunteers from our church spent the morning sorting food for distribution to the partner agencies. We sorted 5642 pounds of food that will create 188,550 meals for families. The Mission committee wants to thank our members for their numerous methods of supporting the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan!
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan helps provide food to the hungry in 22 counties in the eastern half of Michigan. Over 19% of the people in eastern Michigan are food insecure. There are 400 partner agencies in 22 counties that work daily to make a difference. 98% of the money raised goes toward services.
Through your pledges to our church’s program, the mission committee makes donations to the Food Bank. In addition, our members have supported their Empty Bowls fund raiser in September as well as volunteering our hands to assist them in sorting food for distribution.