Mobile food pantry offers nutritious food for Flint families in April

Mobile food pantry offers nutritious food for Flint families in April

Flint families will be able to get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours in April at locations throughout  the city. The following schedule for mobile food pantry stops to distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron has been announced by the Food Bank of […]

Leading (and eating) by example

Leading (and eating) by example

Luis Fernandes remembers the joys of spending time in his mother’s kitchen. Growing up in Macau, south of Hong Kong, he fondly remembers markets with fresh foods and spices that regularly found their way onto his family’s dinner plates. It was through his mother’s tutelage and encouragement that he developed a lifelong culinary passion, resulting […]

Research shows 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases linked to water supply; state disagrees with study

Research shows 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases linked to water supply; state disagrees with study

Research done by Wayne State University, the University of Michigan and Colorado State University shows that 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases in Flint between 2014 and 2015 are linked to the city’s drinking water supply source transition to the Flint River. The research also concluded that Flint residents consuming water supplied by the Flint River […]

Savor the Flavor of Flint showcases city’s growing food culture

Savor the Flavor of Flint showcases city’s growing food culture

It was Latoya Kelso’s kind of get-together. Kelso was among the 1,200 visitors who munched, mingled and mulled their options for incorporating nutrition into their daily lives, while attending Savor the Flavor of Flint at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center Jan. 27. Many enjoyed snacks and samples from 20 Flint restaurants, chefs and home […]

New Michigan WIC Connect app puts information at clients’ fingertips

New Michigan WIC Connect app puts information at clients’ fingertips

Sometimes it can be difficult for clients to find the information they need about the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. Now a new free app called Michigan WIC Connect will put all the information at their fingertips. The mobile app from the MDHHS will give WIC participants […]

Mobile food pantries to distribute nutritious food to Flint families in January: Here’s the schedule

Mobile food pantries to distribute nutritious food to Flint families in January: Here’s the schedule

Flint families will be able to get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure from mobile food pantries in January. The pantries will distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron such as apples, carrots, potatoes, onions and cabbage. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department […]

Carma Lewis

Carma Lewis

Despite experiencing overwhelming challenges these past years, there are so many among us who are grateful for small blessings, and the joy that breaking bread and being together brings us over the holidays. This month, TheHUB celebrates the memories and food traditions we’re building together. Flint Neighborhoods United President Carma Lewis is grateful for family. […]

Pastor George Wilkinson

Pastor George Wilkinson

Despite experiencing overwhelming challenges these past years, there are so many among us who are grateful for small blessings, and the joy that breaking bread and being together brings us over the holidays. This month, TheHUB celebrates the memories and food traditions we’re building together. Pastor George Wilkinson is extremely grateful for three things – […]