Food Pantry

Open Thursdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Mel Trotter’s guest choice food pantry provides families with a variety of nutritious items to choose from to prepare their everyday meals. Guests are welcome to visit the Williams Street location once a month. Please enter through our day center to access the food pantry. 

First time guests: please bring an ID for everyone in the household and a recent piece of mail with current address. Please bring coins for the parking meters (available on the streets surrounding Mel Trotter).

For more information please call Stephen McVittie at 616-588-8728 or email

Food or personal care item donations may be dropped off at the ramp entrance at 225 Commerce Ave. SW or at any Mel Trotter Thrift Store.


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