The 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.
If you live outside our 40-county service area, consult this list of Michigan 2-1-1 resources.
Mobile Food Pantry Times and Locations
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.