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The Impacts of Hunger
People in Michigan are food insecure.
Food insecure children ages 0-17 in Ottawa, Allegan, Muskegon and Kent county.
Children in the U.S. are food insecure.
Food insecure people are 2.9 times more likely to be in poor health.
Of people in the U.S. are food insecure.
We model our work after the global strategy of the United Nations World Food Programme, with globally relevant insights.
Kids’ Food Basket exists to increase access to healthy food for children and families. Our core belief is that food is a right, not a privilege. Because that is not yet a reality, we mobilize human and financial resources to break down barriers that cause food insecurity. Our services include our flagship Sack Supper program, community-driven farming, family food provision and educational programming. Collectively, we are working toward realizing a hunger-free West Michigan for all.
Stakeholder and Community Report
See how our community’s voices are helping us
nourish our neighbors.
Our Commitments empower kids to reach their potential.
is the foundation of good health, and good health is the foundation of a good future.
Our 2021 Impact Report shows the impact hunger had in West Michigan in 2020 and how we, alongside our community, partners, volunteers and others, worked toward eradicating hunger.