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Food Resources and COVID19

March is National Nutrition Month! Washtenaw County is home to a wide variety of food programs to help fill in the gaps in our diets. Below is just a partial list of programs that are still operating during COVID-19. 

Food Pantries 

  • Aid in Milan– offers monthly drive-up food pantry. Includes produce, frozen meat, dairy, and personal care items. Visit website for more information or call (734) 439-8420. 
  • Bryant Community Center– offers curbside food pantry open to all Washtenaw County residents. Visit website or call office at (734) 477-0292 for more information.  
  • CSSW– Food pantry at Northside Community Center offers weekly drive up/walk up food pantry on Tuesdays (2:00-5:30pm) and Thursdays (10:00am-2:30pm). Usually includes frozen meat, produce, and dairy (when available).
  • Community Church of God– offers weekly drive-up food pantry on Fridays from 12-1:30pm (except for 4th Friday of the month). Call the office at (734) 483- 1955 for more information.  
  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church– offers drive-through food pantry on Wednesdays and Thursdays. No registration needed. Visit website for more information.  
  • Faith in Action– Chelsea location offers curbside food pickup (Dexter location temporarily closed).  Can complete Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Form.  
  • The Hope Clinic– offers prepackaged box of groceries once per week. No appointment needed. Check website for schedule.  
    • Fresh produce available on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call (734) 484-2989 to schedule an appointment.  
  • Jewish Family Services– offers a curb-side pantry on Thursdays from 11am-4pm. Contact the office at (734) 769-0209 for more information.  
  • Joyful Treats– offers weekly “Food Distribution & Personal Protection Essentials” drive through weekly on Tuesdays. Call the office at (734) 485 4367 for more information or to register.  
  • Messias Temple Church– offers weekly “We Care/We Share” food pantry. Call the office at (734) 483-8092 for more information.  
  • Packard Health– offers food pantries at Main and West locations. Visit website or call office at for more information.  
    • Packard Main: (734) 971-1073 
    • Packard West: (734) 926-4900 
  • Saline Social Services– offers food distribution 4 days a week. Visit website or call (734) 429-4570 for more information.  
  • Salvation Army (Ann Arbor)– Ann Arbor location offers food pantry twice per week.  
  • SOS Community Services– offers food pickup on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. All groceries are pre-bagged. No appointments needed.  

Food Delivery 

  • Aid in Milan– offers Pantry on Wheels to homebound seniors in the Milan Area School district. Call Milan Seniors for Health Living at (734) 508-6229 for more information or to register.  
  • CSSW- offers food delivery for existing Senior Services clients.
  • The Hope Clinic– offers grocery delivery to homebound, at-risk, and quarantined older adults. Call (734) 484-2989 to schedule an appointment. 
  • Jewish Family Services- offer grocery delivery to older adults age 60 and over. Must complete this form to receive delivery. Contact the office at (734) 769-0209 for more information. 

Meal Pickup 

  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church – their Breakfast Program serves daily carry-out meals. Call the office at (734) 663-0518, Ext 206 or email breakfast@standrewsaa.org for more information.  
  • Pittsfield Township Senior Center– offers fresh and frozen meals for curbside pickup on Mondays from 11:30am-12:30pm. Must be 60 or over and register in advance. Call the center at (734) 822-2117 for additional details and to reserve meals. 
  • Ypsilanti Senior Center– offers frozen meals for pickup and curbside pickup on Mondays from 11am-2pm. Must register in advance.  

Meal Delivery 

  • Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels– offers weekly meal deliveries to homebound older adults in Washtenaw County age 60 and over. Offer hot and sack meals. Visit website for full eligibility requirements. 
  • Chelsea Senior Center– offers weekly meal deliveries to homebound older adults in Washtenaw County age 60 and over. Call the office at (734) 475-9242 for more information or to register.  
  • Dexter Senior Center– offers meal deliveries 5 days per week. Call the center at (734) 426-7737 for more information.  
  • MI Bridges– offers free delivered meals to older adults age 60 and over who qualify. Offers fresh, frozen, and shelf-stable meals.  
  • Northfield Township Community/Senior Center– offers weekly meal deliveries to homebound older adults in Washtenaw County age 60 and over. Contact the center at (734) 449-2295 or email Tami at averillt@northfieldmi.gov for more information.  
  • Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels– offers weekly meal deliveries to homebound older adults in Washtenaw County age 60 and over. Also offers produce, personal care items, and pet food delivery. Visit website for full eligibility requirements. 

Visit the Ahead of the Curve Senior Resource Directory to be connected with food resources. Looking for more resources? Visit Food Gatherers’ website.  

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