Mobile pantries to provide food to Flint families affected by water crisis


FLINT, Mich. – Mobile food banks will be offered to families of Flint during the month of April.

The food provided will be rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron, and can help limit the effects of lead exposure. Families will be able to get food such as such as tuna, baked beans, potatoes, cereal and carrots.

The program is funded by taxpayers to help residents affected by the Flint water crisis.

The food bank sites will be open while supplies last. For more information, visit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan website

Mobile food bank dates, times and locations:

  • Wednesday, April 12, at 1 p.m. – Salem Lutheran Church, 2610 Martin Luther King Ave.
  • Friday, April 14, at 9:30 a.m. – Flint Muslim Food Pantry, 4400 S. Saginaw St.
  • Tuesday, April 18, at noon – St. Michael Catholic Church, 609 E. Fifth Ave.
  • Wednesday, April 19, at 10 a.m. – Hispanic Tech Center, 2101 Lewis St.
  • Friday, April 21, at noon – St. Luke’s New Life Center, 3115 Lawndale St.
  • Tuesday, April 25, at 1 p.m. – New Birth Church, 3918 Blackington Ave.
  • Wednesday, April 26, at 1 p.m. – Salem Lutheran Church, 2610 Martin Luther King Ave.
  • Thursday, April 27, at 10 a.m. – Metropolitan Baptist Tabernacle, 930 E. Myrtle Ave.
  • Thursday, April 27, at noon – United Methodist Community Center, 4601 Clio Road
  • Friday, April 28, at 10 a.m. My Brother’s Keeper, 101 N. Grand Traverse

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