Donate Food

We gladly accept all food donations, large or small.

Hosting a food drive? Moving and need to clean out your pantry? Have a surplus of unmarketable product?

We can help. We will responsibly distribute your donations safely and efficiently to families across South Michigan.

Please take individual food donations directly to our distribution center.

5451 Wayne Rd, Battle Creek
(in the Fort Custer Industrial Park)

Open 8:00am-4:00pm

Other Ways to Give Food
  • Fresh Food Initiative 35
    Food & Fund Drives

    You can host a special event, food drive, or fund drive for the Food Bank. Contact us at (269) 964-3663 to learn more.

  • Fresh Food Initiative 21
    Store Rescue Programs

    We partner with local retail stores to keep close-to-expiration items out of the waste stream.

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    Food Industry Partnerships

    We partner with manufacturers, distributors and processors to receive food donations.

  • Fresh vegetables in cardboard boxes on market
    Michigan Agriculture Surplus System (MASS)

    A program of the Food Bank Council of Michigan, MASS works to procure unmarketable, yet nutritious Michigan-grown agricultural surplus for Michigan food banks.

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    Farm to Food Bank

    The Food Bank works with local farms to grow highly-requested items for distribution within our hunger-relief network.

Give food. Make a difference.

Talk to us today about your food donation options.

South Michigan Food Bank
Donation Wish List

  • Cereal, oatmeal & breakfast bars
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Pasta sauce
  • Condiments
  • Complete meals
    • Spaghetti rings/meatballs
    • Mac & cheese
    • Skillet dinners
    • Beef stew
    • Ravioli
  • Canned fruits/vegetables
  • Canned protein (tuna & chicken)
  • Pasta, rice, beans
  • Soup & crackers