This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani talks to various organizations about programs that aid the hungry.
First, Lighthouse of Oakland County Food Pantry Manager, James McQueen and John Lyman, Waterford Regional Fire Chief and this year’s Grand Marshal; discuss the programs at Lighthouse and their upcoming Hunger Walk.
Then, Sara Gold, the Director of the United Way of Southeastern Michigan’s Healthy Kids Initiative, explains the Meet Up and Eat Up program designed to help low income children during the summer months to have access to food.
Then, Hand Up Detroit is a unique collaboration among Detroit homeless and housing service agencies.
Hand Up Detroit Coordinator, Abby Adair, and former SOS shelter client, Rick Schmidt, explain the program.
Finally, Neal Rubin, the Honorary Chair of Bookstock, talks about the annual fundraising event and the programs it supports.