Food security is complex.  Below are a list of resources that will help you understand more.

Recommended Donation Items

Food Banks are focused on providing nutritious foods and helpful personal care items.

Statewide Food Drive and Food Donation Contacts

Looking to set up a food drive? This list helps you locate the food bank serving your county.

FBCM General Handout

General organizational information

Snapshot of Michigan's Food Bank Network

What makes our network a good investment?

Hunger in Michigan: Myths V. Realities

What does hunger look like in Michigan?

Michigan's Food & Agricultural Industry

A brochure from Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Michigan Good Food Charter

A statewide collaborative response organized by MSU's Center For Regional Food Systems (CRFS)

Feeding America

The Feeding America network of food banks is leading the fight against hunger in communities nationwide.

Michigan League for Public Policy

The Michigan League for Public Policy is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to economic opportunity for all. - See more at:

Michigan Hunger Solutions

Michigan Hunger Solutions works to end hunger among Michigan's most vulnerable populations.

Food Resource and Action Center (FRAC)

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.


MAZON: MAZON's advocacy works to ensure that hungry people have access to nutritious food today and demands that government policies assure no one goes hungry tomorrow.