LANSING, Mich. – Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for July at locations throughout Flint.
The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are announcing the upcoming schedule for mobile food pantry stops to distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron.
Families receive shelf-stable items that include tuna, baked beans, mandarin oranges, cereal, tomatoes and more. Farm fresh produce in July will be cabbage, zucchini, cucumbers and bell peppers.
The program is funded through the more than $249 million in state taxpayer funds that have been provided to help the residents of Flint.
Food distribution sites remain open while supplies last. Upcoming dates are:
- Wednesday, July 5, at noon – Salem Lutheran Church, 2610 Martin Luther King Ave.
- Thursday, July 6, at noon – St. Michael Catholic Church, 609 E. Fifth Ave.
- Saturday, July 8, at 10 a.m. – Flint Muslim Food Pantry, 4400 S. Saginaw St.
- Thursday, July 13, at noon – United Methodist Community Center, 4601 Clio Road.
- Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. – Calvary United Methodist Church, 2111 Flushing Road.
- Tuesday, July 18, at noon – St. Michael Catholic Church, 609 E. Fifth Ave.
- Wednesday, July 19, at 10 a.m. – Hispanic Tech Center, 2101 Lewis St.
- Wednesday, July 19, at noon – Salem Lutheran Church, 2610 Martin Luther King Ave.
- Friday, July 21, at noon – St. Luke’s NEW Life Center, 3115 Lawndale Ave.
- Saturday, July 22, at 11 a.m. – Flint First Wesleyan, 3825 Davison Road.
- Tuesday, July 25, at 1 p.m. – New Birth Church, 3918 Blackington Ave.
- Thursday, July 27, at 10 a.m. – Metropolitan Baptist Tabernacle, 930 E. Myrtle Ave.
- Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. – My Brother’s Keeper, 101 N. Grand Traverse St.
Information about additional food distribution dates will be announced as they are scheduled. For more information, visit the Food Bank website at www.FBEM.org or call 810-239-4441.
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