Greater Lansing Food Bank
The Greater Lansing Food Bank makes certain that everyone in our community has access to nutritious food, because we can all agree, that no one should ever go hungry in our community. We provide emergency food to families and children and retirees and veterans who have served our country. We strive to alleviate hunger one meal at a time, to create a future where everyone has access to nourishing food, and to have a hunger-free community.
Greater lansing food bank's core program is large-scale distribution of food to over 141 partner agencies, which then provide assistance to more than 100,000 individuals annually throughout a 7-county service area. 8,567,333 pounds of food were distributed during the fiscal year.
Greater lansing food bank assists other partner agencies in the mid-michigan area which provide food assistance to those in need.
The Garden Project and Lansing Roots$412k
These programs offer resource support to grow and training opportunities relating to growing techniques, business planning and marketing for limited resource or socially disadvantaged individuals. Tools, water, access to land and land prep, support, seeds and training are provided by the food bank. 917 households were served at 113 community garden sites and 1 incubator farm.