Michigan Health Endowment Fund Awards $15.2 million to
support the health and wellness of seniors and children
Food Bank Council of MI,
Area Agencies on Aging, Michigan Recreation and Parks, Easter Seals funded
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan
Health Endowment Fund announced $15.2 million in funding to four organizations
providing health and wellness services to older adults and children in the
first step of its 2014 pilot funding program. The Food Bank Council of
Michigan, the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan, Michigan
Recreation and Parks Association and Easter Seals – Michigan, Inc. were
recently awarded funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Read More >>
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Food Bank Council of Michigan Welcomes Dr. Phillip Knight as its Executive Director
Bank Council of Michigan’s (FBCM) Board of Directors have selected Dr. Phillip
Knight as FBCM’s new Executive Director.
Dr. Knight comes to FBCM from Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Michigan Capital
Region, where he was instrumental in providing leadership that resulted in
increased organizational collaboration, the implementation of successful fund
development strategies, and multiple new strategic partnerships. Prior to his
time at Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Dr. Knight provided leadership mentoring in
a variety of different settings, with a focus on the EQUIP model of leadership.
“Phil brings an outstanding background of leadership as well as a heart for
helping those in need in our community,” said Kenneth Estelle, Board Chair for
Food Bank Council of Michigan. “I look
forward to working with Phil to help the Food Bank Council of Michigan continue
to lead the fight against hunger in Michigan.” Read More >>
Thank you for your contributions to the 24th annual Michigan Harvest Gathering.
In its 24th
year, Michigan Harvest Gathering has exceeded its goal of securing two million
meals for those in need. With more than 1.6 million people suffering hunger
throughout the state, this campaign is vital to keeping people engaged in
hunger relief as the generous giving season approaches. To date, this campaign has raised $372,356 and 376,132 pounds of food, which will provide 2.1 million meals
throughout the state. Read More >>
Michigan Harvest Gathering Luncheon
Ben Reed and Attorney General Bill Schuette
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