It’s November already, and many of us are starting to think about Thanksgiving. It’s also the time of year when people think about donating to local food banks. One of mid-Michigan’s largest operations is trying new ways of targeting food to those most in need. We talk with Joe Wald of the Greater Lansing Food Bank.
A new report finds that only one in eight Michigan children who are eligible for free and reduced lunches during the school year are participating in summer meal programs. That means nearly 500,000 children are not accessing summer meals.