An Eye On The Future

We caught up with Bill and Michelle White, co-founders of 5Loaves2Fish Northern Michigan, to chat about how the summer went and what they are looking forward to as the need for support for the homeless and food insecure continues to grow in our area. Q: First of all, how are you guys feeling about the… Continue reading An Eye On The Future

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These Kids Mean Business

We’re happy to report that the future seems to be in good hands, especially based on the recent activities of some young entrepreneurs who go by the moniker “Kids Mean Business.” The group of industrious 8- to 12-year olds approached their parents over the summer — including Leland Gal owner Maggie Revel — expressing an… Continue reading These Kids Mean Business

‘Big Change’ June 21 Panel Discussion

The second in a three-part series to raise awareness for homelessness and food insecurity will take place on Tuesday, June 21, at Leland’s Main Street Gallery at 6:00 PM. Organized by 5Loaves2Fish Northern Michigan, the ‘Big Change Equals Big Change’ event will include a panel discussion on homelessness led by Ryan Hannon, Larry Mawby, Ashley… Continue reading ‘Big Change’ June 21 Panel Discussion

Meet Bill & Michelle White

If you’ve been involved with 5Loaves2Fish Northern Michigan in any way, you’ve no doubt encountered the dynamic husband and wife team of Bill and Michelle White. As the group’s co-founders, Bill and Michelle have been serving the homeless and food-insecure population of Leelanau County and Traverse City since the early part of the Covid-19 pandemic… Continue reading Meet Bill & Michelle White

Ask & Receive

They say the best gifts come in small boxes. Michelle White would beg to differ. As the co-founder of 5Loaves2Fish Northern Michigan, Michelle couldn’t contain her excitement on a recent snowy morning when a delivery truck rolled up to the Leland Community United Methodist Church to drop off a gift in a decidedly not small… Continue reading Ask & Receive

A Deaconess in the Kitchen

When Deaconess Michelle White bakes a loaf of bread, there’s a measure of love along with the flour and yeast. She is co-director of 5loaves2fish Northern Michigan in Leland. (Photo courtesy of Michelle White) 5loaves2fishnmi operates out of Leland Community United Methodist Church under the direction of Michelle and Bill White. This Deaconess and Home… Continue reading A Deaconess in the Kitchen

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