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Posted January 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Mondays: 10 am – 4 pm (transactions must be completed by 3:45 pm)
Tuesdays thru Fridays: 9 am – 4 pm (transactions must be completed by 3:45 pm)

Closures due to weather will be listed on www.wzzm13.com by 7:15 am, under Feeding America West Michigan

Need help with our new online ordering system? Start with a 1 page explanation here or our video tutorials here. You can also find more tips & tricks here and answers to frequently asked questions here. Instructions on submitting household counts (for grocery programs taking USDA) are here.

Reminder for depot and delivery participants: Depot and delivery orders are due 2 business days before the depot at noon – THIS INCLUDES ALL ADD-ONS!
We regret to inform our depot and delivery agencies that we cannot send popsicles or ice cream on depots or deliveries as our refrigerated trailers are not cold enough to keep those products intact.

Comstock Park call schedule
Monday September 22 -Elianna – 616-389-6349
Tuesday September 23 – Nancy W – 616-432-6962
Wednesday September 24 - Nancy U – 616-389-6358
Thursday September  25 -  Jude – 616-389-6362
Friday September  26 – Elianna – 616-389-6349

Register for the Straight Truck Mobile Demonstration

Posted September 9th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank cordially invites mobile food pantry hosts and their staff to:

FAWM Straight Truck Mobile Demonstration
864 West River Center Drive
Comstock Park, MI 49321

Monday September 22nd, 2014
Straight Truck Demo at 4:00
Food Safety and Civil Rights at 4:45

This event is not mandatory, but is highly recommended for new mobile pantry programs or new contacts at existing mobile pantry programs.
Topics presented will begin at 4:45 PM and will include:

- Food Safety Presentation with Updated Training Certificate
- Civil Rights Updates and Forms for USDA products
- Questions and Answers

We do hope you can make time in your busy schedule to attend the conference.

Advance registration is required; enter your attendance information below.

It’s Hunger Action Month: Help Seniors Get SNAP

Posted September 8th, 2014 in Uncategorized.

Help Seniors Get SNAPIt’s estimated that more than 4 million seniors are eligible for nearly $4.5 billion in food benefits, but they are not enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Why? Many simply don’t know about the program. September is Hunger Action Month. Help us spread the word—SNAP helps hungry seniors and it’s easy to get started!


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Bananas at Comstock Park – Must Go By Thursday 8/28!

Posted August 26th, 2014 in Featured Product.

bananas 4100800005As of 9 am Tuesday morning (8/26), we have 124 cases of bananas available in Comstock Park. They are still slightly green but will need to move quickly! Order today (Tuesday August 26) or tomorrow (Wednesday August 27) for pickup by Thursday (August 28) – or if you missed them on your pre-scheduled order, simply request an add-on when you arrive.

Great Option for Snack Programs

Posted August 5th, 2014 in Featured Product.

4250700547 dunk a roosIf your program is serving children’s snacks, you might want to think about a nice little combination we’ve got in stock right now: Dunk A Roos and butter cream frosting. The Dunk A Roos have been repacked into 2 pound bags, and the frosting comes in a 30 pound pail. If you’re going to be serving 480 snacks over the course of a week, you should be able to cover that for only $27.68 in handling fees on 10 cases of the repacked Dunk A Roos and a single bucket of frosting.

If you’re going to search by name on PWW, just type in the search terms “dunk” and “butter” (separately).

Would you like eggs with that?

Posted July 30th, 2014 in Featured Product.

eggs-clip-art-4The Food Bank’s inventory is chock full of eggs!  We’ve got white eggs and brown eggs, small eggs and medium eggs – and we’d love for you to order some today!  (We’re expecting 8 more skids on Friday, so if you won’t be here ’til next week, feel free to wait for those instead.)

Find them on the online ordering system, PWW, by searching for “egg” – watch out for the fried patties (or get some of those, too) and keep in mind these are fresh shell eggs that need to be handled gently. Help us move them out quickly!