PLACES TO LOOK FOR HELP

OCTOBER’S FOOD TRUCK SCHEDULE

Oct. 16 10am Fifth Reformed Church 2330 Holton Road Muskegon
Oct. 17 10am Journey Church 1937 Whitehall Road N. Muskegon
Oct. 17 1pm Harbor of Grace Church 540 Houston Muskegon
Oct. 19 4pm Mt. Zion Church/Huntington 221 Webster Muskegon
Oct. 24 1pm Fruitland Covenant 4283 N. Weber Road Whitehall
Oct. 24 1pm Nexes Realty/Tommy Davis 1121 Seminole Road Muskegon
Memorial Fund – west parking lot
Oct. 26 10am Cardinal Elementary School 2310 Marquette Avenue Muskegon
Oct. 28 5pm Supper House 2500 Jefferson Muskegon Heights
Oct. 29 10am FOP/Muskegon Heights Farmers Market 2600 Baker Street Muskegon Heights
Oct. 30 10am Oakridge High School 5493 Hall Rd Muskegon
Nov. 2 10am Fifth Reformed Church 2330 Holton Road Muskegon
Nov. 3 10am Calvin Christian Reformed 973 Norton Norton Shores

Catholic Charities West Michigan – Muskegon (1095 Third Street, Muskegon) will make pre-packaged food boxes available in front of the agency on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Must be a resident of Muskegon, Norton Shores or Roosevelt Park, and provide ID or utility bill for all household members. Call (231) 726-4735 for more information.

City Heart Ministries (2731 Peck Street, Muskegon Heights). Call (231) 737-4673 for information.

Fruitport Christian Reformed Church (3520 Pontlauna Road, Fruitport MI 49415) has expanded its weekday pantry hours. Call 231-865-6548 for an appointment slot..

Holton Community Center (8485 B Holton Road, Holton) operates a food pantry by appointment. Call (231) 821-0000 for information.

Mission for Area People (2500 Jefferson Street, Muskegon Heights) will continue to run its food pantry Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. People must call ahead of time to arrange curbside pickup. More information at (231) 733-9672.

Muskegon Rescue Mission (400 West Laketon Avenue) continues to operate a food pantry for anyone, regardless of where they live, on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Visitors will be given seven days’ worth of breakfast, lunch and dinner food. Those with immediate food needs unable to make that time can call Erica at 231-727-6085 and schedule a pick-up.

Salvation Army – Muskegon (1221 Shonat Street, Muskegon) will open its pantry by appointment only. Call (231) 773-3284 for more information.

Wolf Lake United Methodist Church (378 Vista Terrace, Muskegon) will offer a one-week supply of food to individuals and families one time per month. Call (231) 788-4147 for more information.

SCHOOL MEALS: Muskegon-area school districts have expanded their distribution of free meals for students during the summer break.  Check with your local school district.

UTILITIES

Contact your provider.  Most are willing to work with you during the pandemic.
211 may also be able to help if your provider is unwilling to work with you.

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

HealthWest: is offering free virtual groups to support mental well-being during governor’s stay-at-home order.
Website is www.HealthWest.net/virtual-groups

24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 231-722-HELP (4357)

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