According to a new report released by the Michigan League for Public Policy, 1 in 5 Michigan children lived in poverty in 2015, a 15 percent increase since 2008.

The city of Lansing does a feeding program seven times a year when there is no school and no free lunches available.

According to WILX-TV 10, Bob Wheaton, Public Information Officer of the Michigan Health and Department of Human Services says, the MDHSS works with families to remove any barriers to help families and children in need.