Food Pantry

Mel Trotter’s client 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 Grand Rapids food bank once a month.

The food pantry is open every Thursday, from 10 am – 1:45 pm. The entrance is at 47 Williams Street. 

First time guests: please bring an ID for everyone in the household and a recent piece of mail. 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.

Looking to donate items to our Food Pantry? Click here for a list of our needs!

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