FBCM Thanks Verizon Foundation for the New Look

Ben Reed and Attorney General

Food Bank Council of Michigan (FBCM) has made important technological progress in support of their mission, with generous support from the Verizon Foundation. A grant from Verizon made it possible for FBCM to invest in important communication tools that support a statewide hunger relief network. Technological improvements include a new website, which through image and…

Food Bank Council of Michigan Welcomes Dr. Phillip Knight as Its Executive Director

Phillip Knight

Lansing, Mich.- Food 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…

Springtime: Cultivating Our Produce Programs

farm Boy with peppers

Although it doesn’t feel like it now, we know that spring is right around the corner. We will wake up one day and the sun will have melted most of the snow, leaving only steadfast patches of ice hanging on for the last of the winter season. The ground will be soggy and we’ll hear…

Michigan Food Banks Tackle Access

apples

Of the many root contributors to hunger, access can be easily recognized by the availability of nourishing food in a given community. Nourishing food is key, and can come from a variety of sources. Unfortunately, there are many neighborhoods and towns that simply do not possess the consistent means to provide it. Many neighborhood convenience…