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Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Hosting a Mobile Food Pantry

Wednesday – April 12th, 2017

5pm; Registration begins at 3pm

 

Muskegon, Michigan On April 12, 2017, Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 15,000 lbs. of food to people in need at 2500 Jefferson St., Muskegon, MI 49444. The distribution will take place at the Temple United Methodist Church parking lot.

 

The Mobile Pantry will contain fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products and baked goods. The food is intended for anyone in need in Muskegon and the surrounding area. Clients will not have to show identification or proof of income to receive food. They are encouraged to bring their own bags or boxes.

 

Food insecurity affects 1 in 8 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. In 2015, Feeding America West Michigan’s Mobile Pantry program provided 10.7 million pounds of food to people in the region. That’s the equivalent of nearly 9 million meals.

 

For more information about Feeding America West Michigan and its Mobile Pantry program, call programs manager Ryan VanMaldegen at 616.389.6360.

 

Temple United Methodist Church is located at 2500 Jefferson St., Muskegon MI 49444.

 

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians was reaffirmed as a federally recognized Tribe in 1994. They have offices in Manistee and Muskegon County. The largest concentration of Tribal members live in Muskegon County.

About Feeding America West Michigan. Serving local families in need since 1981, Feeding America West Michigan reclaims safe surplus food from farmers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers. We distribute that food through a network of more than 1,100 food pantries, youth programs, and other hunger-relief agencies in 40 counties from the Indiana border through the Upper Peninsula. Each year, an estimated 492,100 people receive food from Feeding America West Michigan. For more information, visit FeedWM.org.

 

LRBOI contact about event: 231-398-6719 or email at scanales@lrboi-nsn.gov

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