The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves 22 counties and is in Flint. Throughout the water emergency, they remain committed to their mission that “We advocate and build a community solution to a community problem.”
Collective impact is an approach that can be used to improve community-wide outcomes by bringing together organizations, community members and stakeholders to solve complex community problems, like hunger, homelessness and unemployment.
Healthy food lays the foundation for good health. But when money is tight, too many families — two-thirds of the households served by the Feeding America network — face hard choices between paying for medical care and putting food on the table.