food bank of south central Michigan

One-to-One Model Helps Cafe Feed the Hungry

Mar 24, 2016
Madison Bennett / WMUK

After learning about “social impact business” in class, Western Michigan University graduate Patrick Mixis says he was inspired - so inspired that he opened Feed the World Cafe, a Kalamazoo restaurant that gives back to the community. For every meal sold or catered, one or more meals are provided back to the community. 

WSW: Taking on Hunger

Jul 29, 2015
Sterling Communications, Wikimedia Commons

“You don’t worry about education, you don’t worry about health insurance, you don’t worry about other problems in life if you’re hungry” says the Director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan Phillip Knight. 

Keith Williamson, the former executive director at Second Harvest Food Bank of Clark, Champaign and Logan counties in Springfield, Ohio, has been named the new executive director of the Food Bank of South Central Michigan. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The Associated Press


More than 189,000 people were served by the Food Bank of South Central Michigan last year. 

The report says the Battle Creek-based Food Bank of South Central Michigan helps more than 189,000 people each year.