Stories tagged: "food insecurity"


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Help for the Holidays: A Michigan Family’s Guide to Pandemic Assistance

The holidays aren't always easy. If you're in need of a helping hand, these resources can provide assistance with food, utilities, and even toys.

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Biden Takes Aim at America’s Growing Hunger Crisis With Executive Orders

Around 40 million Americans say they don't have enough to eat, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - APRIL 14: A volunteer with Forgotten Harvest loads food into a cart at a mobile pantry April 14, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. The organization distributes food throughout the metro area, which has seen an uptick in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
More Than 600,000 Michiganders Don’t Have the Food They Need

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) holds up coronavirus relief, Michigan's food banks are seeing dramatic rises in need.

Food insecurity in Michigan is a growing problem.
Dr. Jill Biden Raises Awareness of Food Insecurity During Her West Michigan Visit

An engaging Mitten State tour by Biden included stops in Grand Rapids and Battle Creek to hear Michigander's concerns.