Volunteers at Forgotten Harvest are working to make sure those experiencing food insecurity have what they need to make a holiday meal.

Headquartered in Oak Park, Forgotten Harvest is partnering with the Kroger Co. of Michigan and the Lineage Foundation for Good to give nearly 12,000 households throughout metro Detroit the free food boxes.

The Hope for the Holidays food box effort started this month, said Christopher Ivey, head of communications and marketing for the nonprofit group.

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