There are many ways to help the Greater Lansing Food Bank feed those in need. Giving food is one way individuals and businesses can become involved.

As a business

If your business would like to partner with the GLFB by giving food, we can facilitate your donation in just a few easy steps.

We will need the following information about you and your donation:

  • Business name
  • Contact name
  • Phone number
  • Type of donation (fresh, staples, frozen)
  • Amount of donation
  • Location of donation

You can email the information to Todd Powell, our Food Resources Manager, at He will then call you to confirm the final details of the donation.


Call the GLFB warehouse at 517-908-3680 and we will assist you promptly. Note that you and your donation are protected under the Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.

As an individual

Your donation of fresh, canned or boxed food items is greatly appreciated.

Due to food safety standards, we are unable to accept food that has been prepared in an individual’s home or from a business that is not licensed to process or prepare food.

Call 517-853-7800 or 517-908-3680 to find a pantry near you that accepts food donations. Note that your donation can be covered from liability under The Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.