Food and Meals

Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels

Ann Arbor's Meals on Wheels program reduces hunger and food insecurity for homebound adults (age 18+) in Ann Arbor who are frail, medically compromised, or have a short- or long-term disability that impacts their ability to shop and prepare complete, nutritious meals. Meals are delivered Monday-Saturday; Call for more details.

Address:

2025 Traverwood Dr., Suite F

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 998-6686

Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/aamealsonwheels

Brown Chapel A.M.E Church

Free Hot Meals & Food Distribution every Friday from 11am-12:30pm.

Address:

1043 W. Michigan Ave

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 482-7050

Website: http://g025540.wixsite.com/bchapel

Bryant Community Center

The Bryant Community Center operates food distributions every Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-1pm, but guests can arrive as soon as 8:30am. Numbers are called using a lottery system instead of first come, first serve.

Participants should bring a Photo I.D. and proof dependents live in their household, if possible.

Address:

3 W. Eden Ct.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 477-0292

Website: https://www.canwashtenaw.org/bryant-community-center

Food Pantry Hours:

Monday/Tuesday: 12:00pm-4:00pm

Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30am-4:00pm

Fridays: 10:00am-2:00pm

Saturdays: 12:00pm-4:00pm

 

Food Distributions:

Wednesday/Thursday: 8:30am-12:00pm

Catholic Social Services

The CSS Emergency Food Program distributes groceries and personal care items to low-income families and individuals on a monthly and/or emergency basis. Clients are also given referrals to other agencies for clothing and other critical services as needed on Tuesdays from 8:30am-12:00pm.

The Emergency Food Program welcomes donations of food and personal items. Please call in advance to schedule a drop-off time.

Address:

Northside Community Center

815 Taylor St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 662-4462

Website: https://csswashtenaw.org/food-housing/emergency-food-program/

Hours:

Tuesdays: 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Thursdays: 10:00am - 2:30pm

2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month: 10:00am-12:30pm

Christian Life Center Church

Food distribution is every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 2:00-4:00PM.

Address:

2146 Moeller Ave

Ypsilanti MI, 48198

Phone: (734) 485-4670

Website: http://www.christianlifecenterchurch.org

Corner Health Center

The Corner Health Center food pantry is open during business hours. If you are a patient, you get to pick one bag worth of food. If you are not a patient, a bag is picked for you.

Address:

47 N. Huron St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 484-3600

Website: www.cornerhealth.org


Hours:

Mon, 9am-8pm 

Tue, 9am-6pm

Wed, 1pm-8pm

Thur, 9am-6pm

 Fri, 9am-5pm

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Food distributions are on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3-3:45pm. A free hot dinner is served every Tuesday at 5pm.

Address:

201 N. River St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48198

Phone: (734) 482-7121

Website: http://emmanuelypsi.org

Faith in Action- Dexter

Food pantry hours are Wednesdays 12pm-7pm.

Address:

7275 W. Joy Rd.

Dexter, MI 48130

Phone: (734) 426-7002

Website: http://www.faithinaction1.org

First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor

Hot meals are served every Tuesday at 5:30pm.

Address:

517 E. Washington St.

Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

Phone: (734) 663-9376

Website: https://www.fbca2.org/

Food Gatherers Map & List of Programs

Food Gatherers works with more than 150 partner programs throughout Washtenaw County. Many of these programs are open to the public and make food available to eligible community members.

Gleaners

Emergency food assistance resources.

Hope Clinic

Food pantry: Provides food to families and individuals in need

and is located in the Hope Center building, 518 Harriet St., Ypsilanti.

 

Produce distribution: Provides fresh vegetables and fruit to families in need and is located in the Farmstand 454 building, 454 Harriet St., Ypsilanti

 

Weekend meals: Free hot meals are served to the homeless and hungry every Saturday and Sunday from 4pm-5pm on a walk-in basis. Located in the Hope Center building, 518 Harriet St., Ypsilanti.

Address:

518 Harriet St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 484-2989

Website: http://www.thehopeclinic.org/services/food-programs/

Jewish Community Center

Jewish Community Center serves hot lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-12:30pm. Call at least a day in advance for a lunch reservation. Lunches are $5.50, seniors 60+ pay a discounted price of $3.

Address:

2935 Birch Hollow Dr.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 971-0990

Website: https://jccannarbor.org/lunch-cafe/

Jewish Family Services

The JFS Specialty Food Pantry program is available to individuals and families in need throughout Washtenaw County.

 

The Specialty Food Pantry program at JFS also offers food delivery to homebound older adult clients.

Address:

2245 S. State St., Ste. 200 

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 769-0209

Website: https://jfsannarbor.org/programs-services/clinical-community-services/food-pantry

Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm

 Fri 9am-3pm

Lincoln Senior Center

Hot meals are provided for a small fee Tuesday-Friday from 12:00pm-12:20pm.

Address:

8970 Whittaker Rd.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 483-8366

           (734) 484-7000 ext. 7557

Website: http://www.lincolnk12.org/community-partners/lincoln-golden-ages/

MI Bridges

Apply for the Food Assistance Program (FAP), which provides benefits to buy or grow food. The website allows individuals to apply for different benefits, manage their profiles, and explore resources.

Messias Temple Church

Food distribution is open and hot meals are served on Tuesdays from 11:00am-12:30pm.

Address:

200 Harriet St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 483-8092

Website: http://www.messiastemple.org

Michigan Helping Hand Program

This website helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find the services they need.

Simply click on one of the five tabs for links to information about jobs and training,

unemployment benefits, health care, family support, and housing. Then click on the

particular link that describes the help you're seeking.

Packard Health

Food Pantries at Packard Main and Packard West supply groceries to patients in need. They also offer nutrition advice and food stability planning services. Must be a client of Packard Health to receive food; call ahead to make an appointment.

Packard Health- Main Address:

3174 Packard Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 971-1073

Packard Health- West Address:

1915 Pauline Boulevard

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 926-4900

Packard Health- Ypsilanti Address:

200 Arnet St., Suite 150

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Phone: (734) 985-7200

Website: http://packardhealth.org/services/food-medication-transportation-assistance

Pittsfield Township Senior Center

Hot lunches are served to seniors 55+ on Monday,Tuesday,Thursday at 11:45 am. Call in advance to order your meal. The suggested donation is $3 to $5 dollars.

Address:

701 W. Ellsworth Rd.

 Ann Arbor, MI, 48108

Phone: (734) 822-2117

Website: https://www.pittsfield-mi.gov/seniors

SOS Community Services

The food pantry is open Tuesdays 1pm-6:30pm and Wednesdays 9am-1pm. You can receive a day’s allotment of food (three meals) for each person within your household. Make an appointment for this service up to 12 times each year. Fresh produce is also available - no appointment necessary.

Address:

114 North River St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Phone: (734) 484-9945

Website: http://soscs.org/food-pantry

Saline Area Social Services

The food pantry is open Monday 10am-6pm and Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10am-2:30pm. Must reside within the Saline School District; bring I.D, proof of residency, and income tax form.

Address:

224 W. Michigan Ave

Saline, MI 48176

Phone: (734) 429-4570

Website: http://www.salinesocialservice.com/get-food/how-we-can-help

Salvation Army- Ann Arbor Office

Food pantry is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30am and 1:00-3:00pm.

Address: 100 Arbana, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: (734) 668-8353

Website: https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/washtenaw/cure-hunger/

Salvation Army- Ypsilanti Office

Hot meals: Monday and Thursday, 5pm-6pm

Hot breakfast: Sunday, 8:45am

Emergency food distribution: Tuesday, 1pm-3pm (Ypsilanti residents only)

Bakery and produce: Thursday, 2pm-3pm (Washtenaw County residents only)

 

Bring I.D and proof of income and residency.

Address:

9 S. Park St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48198

Phone: (734) 482-4700

Website: https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/washtenaw/cure-hunger/

Second Baptist Church of Ypsilanti

Food pantry is open Monday 11:30am-12:30pm.

Address:

301 S. Hamilton St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 483-4342

Website: http://www.sbcypsi.org

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Hot breakfast is served every day from 7:30am-8:30am.

Address:

306 N. Division St.

 Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

Phone: (734) 663-0518

Website: http://standrewsaa.org

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

Food pantry is open Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm. Proof of Washtenaw County residency and a photo ID is required.

Address:

411 Florence St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 483-3360

Website: http://www.ypsilanticatholic.com

Victorious Life Church of God

The food pantry runs every 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm.

Address:

860 E. Clark Rd.

Ypsilanti, MI 48198

Phone: (734) 482-4293

Website: http://www.vlcog.org

Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor

Free dinner is served at Liberty Plaza Park (310 S. Division St., Ann Arbor) on Fridays between 7pm-8pm.

Address:

2275 Platt Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

Phone: (734) 477-9135

Website: http://annarborvineyard.org/index.php

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels

Requirements are: must be homebound, live alone, and unable to cook for oneself. Monthly donation is appreciated. Delivery is Monday-Friday 10am-1:30pm. Menu available on website.

Address:

1110 W. Cross St.

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: (734) 487-9669

Website: http://ymow.org

Ypsilanti Senior Center

The Ypsilanti Senior Center offers hot meals from Monday-Friday at 11:45am. $3 for ages 60+; $5.25 under 60 years old.

 

Participants must call a week in advance to make a meal reservation (if unable to attend, please provide 24 hour notice). 

Address:

1015 N. Congress St.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48197

Phone: (734) 483-5014

Website: https://ypsiseniorcenter.org/

Office Hours:

Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-2pm

Tue and Thur, 10am-2pm

Ypsilanti Township Community Center

Ypsilanti Township Community Center serves hot lunches for seniors 60+ everyday at 12pm. Sign up one week in advance; $3 charge

Address:

2025 E. Clark Rd.

Ypsilanti, MI, 48198

Phone: (734) 544-3800

Website: http://ytown.org

 

https://ytown.org/recreation-community-center

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