Lansing, Michigan – March 14, 2012 – Mike Busch, Chair of the Greater Lansing Food Bank Board of Directors, announced the appointment of these new directors to the organization’s Board:
Each of the new Board members has been appointed to a 3 year term.
Lansing, Michigan – March 14, 2012 –Once again the people of our community have affirmed their unwavering support of the mission of the Greater Lansing Food Bank by donating more than $970,000 through the annual holiday Envelope Campaign to feed the hungry in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. This support again guarantees that the Greater Lansing Food Bank will have a positive impact on the ravages of hunger in our community.
Lansing, Michigan – November 3, 2011 – In the Auditorium of MacDonald Middle School in East Lansing, surrounded by students, faculty, school administrators and guests including the Mayor of East Lansing, the Greater Lansing Food Bank, in partnership with the Lansing State Journal, kicked off its 29th Annual Envelope Drive fund raising campaign. This campaign will ask the community to “Come Together to Fight Hunger” by donating money and food to feed the hungry in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. Interim Executive Director Joe Wald emphasized the importance of this campaign. He shared that over the past year, more than 18,000 families, or more than 50,000 individuals accessed the food pantries coordinated through the Ingham County Food Bank, which organized the distribution of more than 1.3 million pounds of food provided through community support to the Greater Lansing Food Bank. An additional 30,000 individuals also received food assistance provided by the Greater Lansing Food Bank through related agencies and pantries beyond those in the Ingham County Food Bank network.
Lansing, Michigan – October 27, 2011 – In what some are calling an early holiday season gift to the community, the Board of the American Red Cross, Mid-Michigan Chapter, which operates the Mid -Michigan Food Bank (MMFB) and the Board of the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) announced today that the two organizations will be combining operations effective July 1, 2012. Lee Hendrickson, Board Chair of the American Red Cross, parent organization of the MMFB, and Mike Busch, Board Chair of the GLFB, made the announcement this morning at a press conference held at the offices of the Capital Region Community Foundation, an organization which has provided financial support to both area food banks.