Combating Hunger in Michigan


with Dr. Phillip Knight, Executive Director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan


May 01, 2019

Over the past 33 years, FBCM and Michigan’s food banks have been agile and determined while facing high levels of food insecurity. The network has developed innovative strategies to respond to the specific needs of each community, sourcing large amounts of food at reduced costs and developing innovative programs and partnerships to increase food security for Michigan residents.Currently, 15% of Michigan residentsand 18% of all childrenare considered food insecure. With a strong, unified Board of Directors, inspired executive leadership, and a talented group of staff members, FBCM is poised to execute a visionary strategic plan with the goal of creating a food secure Michigan.

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