food insecurity

WSW: Taking on Hunger

Jul 29, 2015
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“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. 


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.

WMUK

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation plans to help families in Michigan and three other states, while also connecting established and emerging community leaders. 

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Nearly two of every three people in Michigan suffer from “food insecurity”. A University of Michigan researcher says there are several reasons for that. Dorceta Taylor is a professor at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. She’s among those involved in a federal study of food insecurity around the state.