by Cappie Williams, MiCAFE Metro Detroit Outreach Coordinator As a part of my work as the MiCAFE (Michigan’s Coordinated Access to Food for the Elderly) Metro Detroit Outreach Coordinator, I help homebound seniors apply for food assistance and other benefits right in their own home as they cannot make it to a MiCAFE site or local Department of Human Services office to apply. Last year, … Continue reading MiCAFE addresses hunger among homebound seniors in metro Detroit.
by Kellie Baker, MiCAFE Outreach Coordinator September is National Hunger Action Month reminding us that hunger is an issue that many citizens in Michigan face every day. Often when people think of “the hungry”, they think of young children. While it is true that many children face the challenge of hunger, a growing number of older adults are experiencing hunger as well. Many seniors who … Continue reading MiCAFE Addresses Senior Hunger