Nine different projects to provide free meals and help families facing food insecurity received special Cents-ability Grants from the Presbytery of Lake Michigan during its June 14, 2022 Stated Meeting.

Receiving the grants were:

Earlier this year, the presbytery sought applications from congregations and worshipping communities seeking funds for programs and initiatives to help the hungry in our midst. The special grant program was funded with $9,800 collected through the Cents-Ability program, which originated in 1976 as “Two-Cents-A-Meal.” Participating congregations and groups invite every member – of all ages – to contribute a few cents at every meal to express thanks for what we have received. The small contributions add up.