Through a network of partner agencies, more than 331,000 people are served each year. Throughout the years the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan has been honored with many awards from Feeding America. By receiving the Excellence in Food Banking Award, the Food Bank was recognized as the number one food bank in the nation.
The Food Bank has also received Model Program Awards for the BackPack program, product initiatives, agency relations, fundraising efforts and technological advancements. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves as a common solicitor, storehouse and distributor of food to member non-profit and charitable organizations in 22 counties.