(Community Matters 15) Food Bank CEO Looks Back on Record Years – and Forward

First Aired January 21, 2023

Peter Vogel joined the South Michigan Food Bank four years ago – just in time to face record demands for food assistance over the COVID-19 pandemic. In this discussion he talks about how they managed while demand was doubled.

Looking ahead, Vogel sees other challenges, too, but remains energized and upbeat about the future. Click to hear his thoughts, along with a special message for Food Bank volunteers.

Episode Resources

South Michigan Food Bank website


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln.

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