COVID-19 Food Resources



United Way 2-1-1 Emergency Resource Lookup
The easiest way to locate your nearest Emergency Food Resources is to dial 2-1-1 on a telephone. This will connect you to a United Way 2-1-1 call center location. The operator will ask you a few basic questions (family size, location, etc.) and provide you with the nearest food distribution location. Individuals and families in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee will connect to Central Michigan 2-1-1 by dialing 2-1-1 or by calling 866-561-2500.


Salvation Army (Ingham County)
Capital Area Distribution Center, 3305 S Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing 48910
Wednesdays / Distribution begins at 12:00 noon (until produce is gone)
To receive assistance you must have a valid ID and proof of residence in the county.
(517) 484-4424/ www.salansingcapitalarea.org

Allen Neighborhood Center Breadbasket/Food Pantry (48912)
1611 E Kalamazoo Street, Lansing 48912
Every Monday, produce, bread and other baked goods are available to Eastside residents
1:00 pm- 5:00 pm (517) 367-2468


City of Lansing Monthly Mobile Food Pantry
The City of Lansing Human Relations and Community Services Department and the Greater Lansing Food Bank hosts a monthly Mobile Food Pantry. The Mobile Food Pantry distributes free, fresh and non-perishable food items. It is open to the following: the disadvantaged and vulnerable, senior citizens on fixed incomes and families/individuals with limited or low income jobs
3rd Saturday of the Month, 9:00 am – 11:00 am or until the food runs out.
Bring a valid state ID or driver’s license. Participants should bring a box or bag for the food.
For more information, call the City of Lansing Human Relations Community Services Department at (517) 483-4347 or visit the city of Lansing website www.lansingmi.gov
Olivet Baptist Church (Serving those who live in the 48910 & 48911 zip code area)
5455 W Willoughby Rd, Lansing, 48911
2nd Saturday of the month from 11 am till noon or until the food runs out.
Food Distribution in partnership with the Greater Lansing Food Bank. Valid & current ID along with a piece of mail, first come – first serve, bring supplies such as bags, baskets, boxes or cart for your food.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

TEFAP is a quarterly food assistance program that provides commodities to low-income households four times per year. Although food packages vary, each package includes protein, fruit and vegetables. Items from each food group are made available four times per year to assist recipients in maintaining a healthy diet. Contact Capital Area Community Services.
Lansing area (517) 393-7077 Mason area (517) 676-1065

Lansing Area Meal Sites

Cristo Rey Community Center Meals to go
1717 N High Street, Lansing 48906
(517) 372-4700 x 249

Salvation Army South Meals to go
701 West Jolly Road, Lansing 48910
Mon & Fri 12:00 pm – Lunch
Wed 4:30-5:30 pm – Dinner
(517) 394-6945
Carol Ramsey Community Feeding (unable to confirm)
Tabernacle of David Church
2645 W Holmes Rd, Lansing 48911
Fourth Saturday of the month (sometimes varies)
11:30 am-1:00 pm (517) 882-6866
For van transportation to meal call 643-9713

City Rescue Mission
607 E Michigan Avenue, Lansing 48912
Dinner sign in 6:30 pm to 6:55 pm ID required, meal served after chapel

Salvation Army North Meals to go
525 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing 48912
Lunch served: Mon and Fri 12 noon-1 pm (517) 482-9715

New Hope Community Center (previously VOA)
430 North Larch Street, Lansing 48912
Mon-Fri 7:00-8:00 am, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
and 4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Advent House Ministries Meals to go
North Westminster Presbyterian Church
743 North MLK Blvd, Lansing 48915 (517) 485-4722


Bethlehem Lutheran Church
549 E Mt Hope Avenue, Lansing
(517) 485-3613

Bethlehem Temple Church
1518 South Washington Avenue, Lansing
(517) 485-4209

Christ Temple Church
1033 Lenore St, Lansing 48910
(517) 484-0578 or submit request online at www.ctcLansing.org

Lansing Area AIDS Network (Must be HIV+)
913 W Holmes Road, Suite 115, Lansing
(517) 394-3560

808 Southland Street, Suite B, Lansing 48910
Hours 9 am – 1 pm, M-F (By appointment only)
Call (517) 483-2604 (allow 24-48 hours for a response)

Mount Hope Presbyterian Church
301 West Jolly Road, Lansing
(517) 393-2211

The Salvation Army South Corps 701 W Jolly Rd, Lansing 48910
(517) 394-6945


Michigan Department of Education’s Map of School Closure Meal Sites:
https://www.mcgi.state.mi.us/schoolnutrition/ Please note: these sites are
for households with school age children in the district they are attending. The general
public should utilize other resources.

Women, Infant and Children (WIC)
Ingham County Health Department, 5303 S Cedar Street, Lansing 48909
For pregnant women and children 5 years of age and under/Pre-screening for eligibility
(517) 887-4326​

The Salvation Army
525 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing 48912
Diapers, Formula, Baby Food/Call for appointment (517) 484-4424


Meals on Wheels/Tri-County Office on Aging
5303 South Cedar Street Building 1, Lansing 48911
Adults 60 years or older and spouse or partner
Provides a hot, well-balanced meal delivered daily by friendly volunteers. Frozen meals are available for weekends. Some special dietary needs may be accommodated upon request. Call a day in advance to order and schedule
Fees: Although payment is not required, donations for meals are welcome
Suggested Donation: Adults age 60 and older $3.50, Adults under age 60 $6
Greater Lansing Area Meals on Wheels Service Area: Lansing, East Lansing, Haslett & Okemos (517) 887-1460
Rural Ingham Meals on Wheels Service Area: Holt, Mason, Williamston, Webberville, Stockbridge, Leslie, Dansville and Onondaga call (517) 676-2775

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Monthly
Must be at least 60 years of age and meet income eligibility requirements (up to 130% of FPL).
Food packages have a retail value of about $50.00.
Contact Capital Area Community Services.
Lansing area (517) 393-7077 Mason area (517) 676-1065

Senior Dining Site Services/NEW Meal pick ups

While all TCOA Congregate Dining sites are currently closed due to the risk of spreading COVID-19, individuals age 60 and over and their caregivers are eligible to participate in a food pick up opportunity at locations across the county. Pickups will include packs of 7 frozen meals with fruit, bread and milk.

Meal pick up must be arranged in advance by calling Tasha Stetler at 517-887-1393 to schedule a pickup appointment. Callers will be asked to give their name, phone number, address and birth date. The only qualifications is to be over 60 years of age or providing primary care for someone age 60+. Please make sure you have a way to heat the meals, microwave is preferred. Special arrangements may be available to those that cannot heat the food and for those that cannot get to a pickup location.

Ingham County pickup site locations:

Lansing: TCOA Central Kitchen-5303 S Cedar St, Bldg 1
Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center-5825 Wise Rd.
Letts Community Center- 1220 W Kalamazoo
Haslett: Grange Acres Community Room Parking- Lot 6101 Marsh Rd.

East Lansing: Hannah Center- 819 Abbott Rd.

Holt: Sam Corey Senior Center, 2108 Cedar St.

Mason: First Church of the Nazarene- 415 E Maple St.

Okemos: Meridian Senior Center at Chippewa MS- 4000 N Okemos Rd

Stockbridge Township Hall- 125 S. Clinton St, Stockbridge

Williamston Senior Center -201 School St, Williamston


Buy Fresh Fruits and Veggies with your Bridge card and get
FREE Double Up Food Bucks to spend on any fresh fruits & veggies
Up to $20 a day at the same market

Ingham County Farmers Markets that participate in Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB)

• Allen Farmers Market, 1629 E Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, 517-999-3911
Inside November through early May, Wednesday 3:00 pm-6:30 pm

Ingham County Grocery Stores that Participate in Double Up Food Bucks

• ValuLand:
o 1609 W Mt Hope, Lansing (Near MLK)
o 3800 W Saginaw, Lansing (Corner of Saginaw & Waverly)
o 810 W Bellevue St, Leslie

For more detailed info or for pantries outside of Ingham county go to:
http://www.doubleupfoodbucks.org/ or http://mifma.org/findafarmersmarket/

For assistance applying for food benefits or help locating other food resources,
please call the Greater Lansing Food Bank Assistance Line at (517) 899-9457 or (517) 898-3165.

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