Monday, July 12, 2010
A recent grant to The Haven of Rest Rescue Mission in Battle Creek will focus efforts on ending hunger in the Battle Creek Community. The grant will help fund meals for men at the Haven, 11 Green St., and women and children at the nearby Inasmuch House for the next year.
The Haven serves about 55,000 meals a year with 40 percent of the food donated by area businesses or people who have graduation parties, wedding receptions or staff holiday parties. In a community with as much need as Battle Creek, every bit helps.
Until people can fill their basic needs such as food and shelter, actual poverty reduction will continue to be a challenge in Battle Creek.
Read the full article: http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20100710/NEWS01/7100303/Haven-gets-grant-to-help-end-hunger
Posted by Public Relations at 11:32 AM