Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

Location
Registered Name
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan Inc
Tax ID
38-2379678

Overview

Established in 1981, the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves as a common solicitor, storehouse and distributor of food in 22 Eastern Michigan counties. By networking with over 700 hunger relief partners, the Food Bank distributes 28 Million pounds of food that reaches over 331,000 food insecure individuals annually. With a focus on nutrition, nearly 50% of all food distributed includes fresh produce, dairy and meat. The Hunger Solution Center's production kitchen serves nearly 900,000 meals annually, through children's feeding programs that surpass the USDA's nutritional guidelines, and nearly 13,000 children receive weekend backpacks of food, during the school year, to ensure no child goes hungry over the weekend.

Financials

$54m
Annual Budget
September 2018
+2% Growth
Program Spending
97%
Fundraising Spending
1%
Management Spending
2%

Programs

$53m

The food bank of eastern michigan operates in 22 counties in eastern michigan, and alleviates hunger by procuring, transporting, sorting, storing and distributing food to over 400 member partner agencies who serve over 350,000 food insecure children, senior citizens, and families annually. The food bank also provides numerous programs and services to combat hunger that include: school year and summer youth feeding programs, snap outreach & enrollment, school backpack program, school pantry program, senior grocery box, mass food distributions, and food and/or fresh produce mobile distributions.

Leadership

Claude High Chairman
Julianne Princinsky Vice Chairma
Steve Landaal Treasurer
Alex Murray Secretary
Peggy Haw Jury Board Member
Edward Mitchell Past Chairma
William Kerr Former Presi
Joe Mounger Former VP of
Laurel Gonyaw Director of
Dr Nasir Ali Board Member
Hon F. Kay Behm Board Member
Antoine Burks Board Member
Steve Dawes Board Member
Gary Drago Board Member
Christopher J. Flores Board Member
Wen Hemingway Board Member
Elizabeth Latchana Board Member
Dr Paul Lafia Board Member
Carolyn Nash Board Member
Greg Viener Board Member
Mike Wright Board Member
Kara Ross President an
Source: IRS 990