This is the growth report for Feb. 2, 2020.
HOLLAND — Kids’ Food Basket, a Grand Rapids-based nonprofit that distributes meals for children, is expanding its efforts in Ottawa and Allegan counties.
In Michigan, the second most diverse agricultural state in America, one in six children goes to bed hungry. That was among the findings in Map the Meal Gap 2019, the latest report from Feeding America on food insecurity and the cost of food at the local level.
International food processor and marketer Tyson Foods, Inc. has contributed $80,000 to the Sack Supper program at Kids’ Food Basket.
As one of the youngest sectors around, nonprofits are still learning how to balance competition and collaboration on all fronts.