September Change for Change: Food Bank of Western MA + Maui Food Bank
Since 1982, the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has been feeding our Western Mass neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger. They provide food to their members in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties. These independent pantries, meal sites and shelters are on the front lines of emergency food assistance in our region, providing sustenance to individuals, families, seniors, children and people with disabilities (including veterans) to lead healthy and meaningful lives.
Will Bike 4 Food is their annual fundraising cycling event that happens every September. This event is crucial for supporting their mission, and we are exciting to have a team of co-op staff participating in this fun event!
Learn more about the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts by clicking here.
The Maui Food Bank in Hawaii is Maui County’s primary safety net for hunger relief. The Food Bank provides safe and nutritious food to anyone in Maui County who is at risk of going hungry. Of those served, 40% are children and youth. Working with more than 100 distribution partners and programs, the Food Bank distributes safe and nutritious food to individuals, families, kids, the working poor, seniors on fixed incomes, the homeless and anyone who is at risk of going hungry. This includes people in need living in the rural communities of Hana, Molokai and Lanai.
Please join us in supporting the Maui Food Bank, who are working hard to support all the residents there who were impacted by the deadly wildfires this summer.
Learn more about the Maui Food Bank by clicking here.