Thanks to the efforts of our donors and volunteers, Greater Lansing Food Bank works to make sure our neighbors have enough to eat. As the region’s food bank hub, we supply food pantries, churches, community kitchens and more. As an equal opportunity provider, we respect each individual’s dignity and basic rights. In order to get help now, please use one of the resources listed below.
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Ways to Get Help
GLFB Garden Project
GLFB’s Garden Project provides access to land, how-to education, free seeds and plants, tool lending, a networking hub and more so that all community members can have access to fresh healthy food through gardening opportunities. It has a network of nearly 100 community gardens across mid-Michigan.
United Way 2-1-1 Emergency Resource Lookup
For 24/7 assistance in locating your nearest emergency food resource, dial 2-1-1. 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 will provide you with the nearest food distribution location.
Double Up Food Bucks
If you are a SNAP Bridge Card recipient, you may be eligible to use your benefits at your local farmers’ market. Participating markets will have an information booth where you can redeem SNAP dollars. For every $1 you redeem, they will give you a bonus $1 (up to $20) to spend on Michigan fruits and vegetables. Grocery stores are beginning to roll out participation too. Redeeming Double Up Food Bucks varies by retailer, so be sure to ask your grocer.
For more information check out the Double Up Food Bucks website.