Tag: help

a smart phone displaying a wifi icon

May 18, 2021

Low income Michiganders can get help paying for internet service thanks to federal COVID dollars.

a dog looking mournful next to a food bowl

April 2, 2021

The need for help for poor pets has skyrocketed during the economic downturn.

furniture piles next to a building

March 30, 2021

Kalamazoo County has $17M in emergency rental assistance.

boxes full of canned foods

March 17, 2021

Several Kalamazoo organizations are joining forces to fight food insecurity.

A pair of school lunch trays with hotdogs, chips, and other foods

March 16, 2021

More than 800K children in Michigan are expected to benefit from the expanded program.

boxes full of canned foods

March 8, 2021

A new report shows more than 19% of Michiganders don’t have enough to eat and policies aren’t keeping up with needs.

a food truck

February 26, 2021

Limited resources mean many minority-owned businesses have less access to help. A local org is bridging the gap.

Jay Rustenholtz in front of a restaurant

February 2, 2021

The grassroots effort seeks to provide financial help for restaurant workers struggling through the pandemic.

boxes full of canned foods

December 15, 2020

Loaves and Fishes has always been there for people facing hunger. But the pandemic has brought more need than ever before.

the door of a shop with a sign that reads "face covering required"

December 10, 2020

The Kalamazoo Small Business Health Protection Grants are meant to offset the costs of protecting against COVID-19.