WHERE TO LOOK FOR HELP FOR FOOD IN MUSKEGON COUNTY: FOOD PANTRIES
JULY’S FOOD TRUCK SCHEDULE
Mon. July 13 6p Laketon Bethel 1568 W. Giles Muskegon
Fri. July 17 10a Fifth Reformed 2330 Holton Rd. Muskegon
Mon. July 20 5p Mt. Zion @Huntington Bank Aux. lot Muskegon
Mon. July 27 4p City of Love 1084 Allen Muskegon
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.
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)