Use the following information to find the pantry nearest you or call United Way’s First Call for Help at 211 or 459-2255.

Northwest Grand Rapids

  • The Other Way Ministries – 710 West Fulton 49504
    • (Service Area: North up to 4th St. NW, South to Grand River, East to Grand River, West to Kenowa)
    • Phone: 454-4011×24
    • Contact: Melita Powell

Southwest Grand Rapids & Wyoming

  • United Church Outreach Ministries (UCOM)– 1311 Chicago Dr SW 49509
    • (Service Area: North to Wealthy and Grand River, South to 60th St, East to 131, west to Kenowa)
    • Phone: 241-4006
    • Contact: Shawn Keener
    • *also has a clothing bank on site

Downtown Grand Rapids & Heritage Hill

  • Westminster Pantry – 47 Jefferson SE 49503
    • (Service Area: North to Michigan St, South to Wealthy from the Grand River to Union or Fulton from Union to Fuller)
    • Phone: 456-6115
    • Contact: Chuck Strikwerda

Northeast Grand Rapids

  • North End Community Ministries (NECM) at Plainfield UM Church – 214 Spencer NE 49505
    • (Service Area: North to 6 Mile or the Grand River, South to Michigan from 131 to Fuller or Fulton from Fuller to Patterson, East to the River, West to the River)
    • Phone: 454-1097
    • Contact: Laura Castle

North Kent County including Rockford

  • North Kent Service Center – 10075 Northland Dr. 49341
    • (Service Area: North to 22 Mile, South to 6 Mile-Cannonsburg-5 Mile, East to Montcalm Co Rd., West to Kenowa)
    • Phone: 866-3478
    • Contact: Sandy Waite
    • *also has a clothing bank on site

South Kent Area

  • Byron Community Ministries – 8250 Byron Creek Dr. 49315
    • (Service Area: North to 60th St, Between Eastern Ave SE and Kenowa SW)
    • Phone: 878-6000
    • Contact: Steve Gibson
    • *also has a clothing bank on site

Southeast Grand Rapids

  • Baxter Community Center – 935 Baxter SE 49506
    • (Service Area: North to Wealthy from 131 to Union or Fulton from Union to East Patterson, South to Hall)
    • Phone: 456-8593
    • Contact: Genika Horton
    • *also has a clothing bank on site
  • John Knox Pantry – 4150 Kalamazoo SE 49508
    • (Service Area: North to 28th St, South to 108th St between, Patterson and Eastern, and South to 60th St, between Eastern and 131 expressway)
    • Phone: 455-9411
    • Contact: Shirley Stretch & Cindy Burri
  • SECOM Ministries – 1545 Buchanan SW 49507
    • (Service Area: North to Hall, South to 28th St, East to Patterson, West to 131)
    • Phone: 452-7684
    • Contact: Mildred Rodriguez

Additional Services

  • The Salvation Army – 1215 E. Fulton 49503
    • Serves families who live in Kent County up to three times a year
    • Phone: 459-9468
    • Contact: Terry Cruzan or Deanna Jacobs
  • ACCESS 6
    • (N to 5 Mile; W to Patterson; E to Ionia Co line; S to Barry Co line)
    • Phone: 949-1360
    • Call for appointment
    • Contact: Jane Wood

Evening & Weekend Pantries

  • Call United Way’s First Call for Help at 211 or 459-2255 for information