Here’s where Ann Arbor YMCA is handing out free boxes of produce this week

Y continues to provide free produce to those in need

Ann Arbor YMCA staff distribute free produce boxes to those in need in the community in June 2020. (Ann Arbor YMCA)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – On Thursday and Friday, neighborhood sites around Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti can anticipate their weekly visit from Ann Arbor YMCA.

The Y will continue its efforts to help community members by offering free 25lbs. boxes of fresh produce from local, regional and national farmers through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box program.

Every week, community members the community sites receive almost 1,000 boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Unless noted as closed, sites are open to the public. Updates regarding distributions sites will be made on the Ann Arbor YMCA Facebook page.

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Pick up is at the following distribution locations and times:

Thursday, Aug. 13

  • Sycamore Meadows: 1273 Stamford Ct., Ypsilanti -- 11:30 a.m. to noon (closed community site)
  • Aspen Chase: 2960 International Dr., Ypsilanti -- 12:15-12:30 p.m.
  • Forrest Knoll: 693 Arbor Dr., Ypsilanti -- 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Evergreen Apartments: 3089 Woodland Hills Dr., Ann Arbor -- 1:30-2:15 p.m.
  • Orchard Grove Mobile Home Park: 2835 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor -- 1:30-2 p.m. (closed community site)
  • 1500 South Huron Rd., Ypsilanti Township -- 2:30-6 p.m. (until supplies last)
  • Coachville Mobile Home Park: 3423 Carpenter Rd., Ypsilanti -- 3-3:30 p.m. (closed community site)
  • Hamilton Crossing: 596 S. Hamilton St., Ypsilanti -- 4-5 p.m.
  • Arbor Meadows: 5229 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti -- 4-5 p.m.
  • Fresh Start Church: 623 Oak St., Ypsilanti -- 4 p.m. until supplies last

Friday, Aug. 14

  • Ypsilanti Senior Center: 1015 N. Congress St., Ypsilanti -- 10 a.m. to noon
  • Parkridge Community Center: 591 Armstrong Dr., Ypsilanti -- 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Sky Mobile Detailing: 409 Emerick St., Ypsilanti -- 10:30-11:45 a.m.
  • The Villas Apartments: 2911 Bynan Dr., Ypsilanti -- 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Glencoe Hills Apartments: 2201 Glencoe Hills Dr., Ann Arbor -- 1:30-2:30 p.m.

About the Author:

Sarah has worked for WDIV since June 2018. She covers community events, good eats and small businesses in Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Grand Valley State University.