Schuettes, Food Bank Council of Michigan kick off 2016 Michigan Harvest Gathering

Michigan Harvest Gathering kicked off its 26th year of statewide hunger relief with a bus tour Thursday, Sept. 22, at the state Capitol. The tour began during the Farmers Market at the Capitol, in collaboration with the Michigan Farmers Market Association, and then headed to Forgotten Harvest in Oak Park. Michigan Harvest Gathering founder Michigan…

Dr. Knight Shares Vision of Statewide Food Security

Dr Phil Knight

Consider the words attributed to St. Francis, “Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible and soon you will be doing the impossible.” I am convinced that we have given hunger too much credit for being unstoppable. We have allowed its bravado, its size and scope to convince us we can’t beat it….

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…