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Free food pantries, groceries and soup kitchens in Ottawa County

Low-income will get free food in Holland, Grand Haven, and Ottawa County Michigan. There are dozens of local food banks and pantries, with many open today. A number of food distribution center offer meals, clothing, hot meals, personal toiletries and general assistance. Find information below free food banks and pantries near you in Ottawa County Michigan.

Learn where to go for groceries, hygiene supplies, Meals on Wheels for seniors, holiday food baskets and free food. There is also a phone number at the bottom of the page for referrals to other food programs. The leading food banks are noted here. There are also many soup kitchens for a free hot daily meal.

Many will help people by providing low sodium food, meals, Easter, dairy items, Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance. This holiday support can come in the form of meals, gifts and of course free food. Seniors and single mothers are a focus of many food pantries in Ottawa County, with some pantries having a drive thru or giving away free dog or cat food.

While the demand for their services is very high in Ottawa County, a number of people do receive help or assistance from these food banks as well as pantries on a weekly basis. Do not hesitate to call or stop by a center for more information and support.

Places for a free box of food or meal in Ottawa County Michigan

Love Inc - Allendale
Address: 6633 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale Charter Twp, MI 49401. Phone number - (616) 895-5683
Some of the assistance programs administered include free groceries, meals, clothing, and even possibly financial assistance as well as vouchers. There are boxes of free groceries, dairy items, baby formula and canned meats too.

Coopersville Cares
Food pantry address - 180 North 68th Avenue, Coopersville, MI 49404. Phone number - (616) 997-8602

Love Inc - Tri-Cities -- Grand Haven Office
326 N Ferry St, Grand Haven, MI 49417. Main phone number (616) 846-2701
Administers food assistance programs, holiday meals, and support for all Ottawa County Michigan families. There are also other supplies, such as diapers, baby formula, and even clothing.




Salvation Army - Grand Haven
310 North Despelder, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417. Phone (616) 842-3380
Runs a number of assistance programs as well as social services. Vouchers for medications, a food pantry and clothing closet, and assistance for holidays, including Thanksgiving turkey dinners and Christmas. There will be both free hot meals and gifts. Also get referrals to government programs and help in applying for things like food stamps too. Find additional Salvation Army programs in Ottawa County.

Telamon Corporation Grand Haven Office
418 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423. Phone: (616) 200-7814. Phone number - (616) 396-5160
Non-profit community action agencies, including Telamon, cover Ottawa County. Most of the assistance is in the form of case management or referrals. There is a free food pantry, including for migrant farm workers and immigrants. A soup kitchen also serves free hot meals and gives out bag lunches.

St. Luke University Parish
Address of the food distribution center is at 10144 42nd Ave, Georgetown Twp, MI 49428. Call (616) 895-2247
Get food boxes from a client choice pantry in Ottawa County. Get Dried beans, Tuna, Peanut Butter, UHT 2-percent milk, rice and other goods. They also give out free items to single mothers or pregnant women, including infant formula.

Lifestream Church
Main address: 6561 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI 49401. Telephone: (616) 777-0365

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church Food Pantry
2700 Baldwin St, Georgetown Twp, MI 49428. For hours, call (616) 669-9220

Beacon Of Hope
 225 W 30th St, Holland, MI 49423. Telephone number - (616) 396-4956
Learn about public assistance too, such as WIC and SNAP food stamps.





Community Action House - South Holland Office
North Holland Office/MRC, 739 Paw Paw Dr, Holland, MI 49423. Phone: (616) 392-2368
Runs low income assistance programs and other support for the working poor. Provides food like fruits, vegetables, breads, and other meals and food boxes. Government grants, USDA food programs, job placement, and much more is arranged.

Heights Of Hope - Calvary Reformed Church
Location - 995 East Eighth Street, Holland, Michigan 49423. Dial (616) 392-7601. The homeless, working poor, and unemployed can get help.

Grand Haven Church of God
14908 Mercury Drive, Grand Haven MI, 49417. Phone: (616)414-2371

St. Patrick's - St. Anthony 's Catholic Community
920 Fulton Street, Grand Haven MI, 49417. Main phone: (616)842-0001
In a crisis, the free food pantry may help. Groceries, home delivery for the elderly or seniors, and immigration services. A drive thru pantry is on site as well for Ottawa County, and the center has a free pet food bank too.

Free food banks Ottawa County MIChristian Fellowship Assembly
Address is: 9930 64th Ave, Allendale Charter Twp, MI 49401. Phone: (616) 895-7614

Ferrysburg Community Church
Location is 17785 Mohawk Dr, Spring Lake, MI 49456. Call (616) 842-3880

St Francis de Sales Catholic Church
Food pantry address: 171 W 13th St, Holland, MI 49423. Phone: (616) 392-6700
An emergency food pantry is open. Get free groceries, personal hygiene supplies like soap or toilet paper, as well as fresh produce. There are also holiday meals, Christmas or Thanksgiving food baskets and other goods.

Spring Lake Presbyterian Church
Main address is 760 E. Savidge, Spring Lake MI, 49456. Call 616-842-5060 or (616)844-1067

Jehovah Jireh Ministries Of West Michigan
4055 Van Buren St, Hudsonville, MI 49426. Main number - (616) 896-1570

Love Inc - Hudsonville
3300 Van Buren, Hudsonville, Michigan 49426. Call (616) 662-3300
Offers free food, groceries, and counseling and advice. They also operate a Meals on Wheels service for senior citizens. Get dairy, eggs, tuna, rice, bread and other free food boxes.

People Center (The)
307 E. Exchange, Spring Lake, MI 49456. Call for hours of food distribution - (616) 844-6710
A regional charity that provides social services. The free food bank can have perishable groceries, fruits, breads, milk, dairy, etc. Clients are generally working poor and/or in poverty.







His Harvest Stand
Location is 100 S. Pine, Zeeland, Michigan 49464. Call ((616) 741-8250
Offers food and other services to the working poor and low income in the community.

Additional free food assistance in Ottawa County

For information, call 616.784.3250. Programs include USDA commodity applications, free school lunches for kids, and others such as Feeding America programs. They help low-income families also apply for SNAP food stamps and an EBT card in Ottawa County. They offer referrals to other Ottawa County food banks near them too.


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