Where to find food when you need it

DSCN4499The need for food is surprisingly common in our community. In fact, 1 in 7 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula find themselves unable to fully meet their food needs in a given year. Thankfully, the resources exist to meet the need. Here are a few ways to get a helping hand when you find yourself in need.

Referral Services

West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula

If you live outside our 40-county service area, consult this list of Michigan 2-1-1 resources.

Mobile Food Pantry Times and Locations

Upcoming dates are publicly available for certain communities:

Grand Rapids and Kentwood

Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana Counties
Ottawa County

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

Even when school is out, kids can still get healthy meals through the Summer Food Service Program.

Map 2 Healthy Living

The Map 2 Healthy Living shows you where to find a wide variety of resources in Michigan, everything from farmers’ markets and stores accepting SNAP to sites offering nutrition education and Pathways to Potential programs.

Map 2 Healthy Living

Find a Food Pantry
Note: Find a Food Pantry is a third-party service. Contact staff@npiinc.org if you have questions or concerns.