Michigan Harvest Gathering Kicks Off Around the State


Cynthia Schuette, Attorney General Bill Schuette, and Food Bank Council of Michigan have been busy the last couple of weeks spreading the news about the 25th annual Michigan Harvest Gathering at Kickoff events around the state. In 1991, Cynthia Schuette envisioned Michigan Harvest Gathering as a way to engage the whole state in hunger relief…

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….

Pouring a Glass of Milk for the Hungry


Pouring a Glass of Milk for the Hungry: MMPA Donates Approximately 22,700 Gallons of Milk to Michigan Food Banks Every year, more than 1.7 million Michiganders – including 20 percent of Michigan children – rely on food banks. And milk is one of the most requested food items. But on average, food banks are only…