Provides food to our neighbor’s in need through a grocery store setting, monthly.
A client choice food pantry for senior citizen residents located at 1315 Leonard St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Clients can receive personal care products monthly through referral from NECM.
A hot, nutritious meal is served to the community twice a week on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.
Classes on cooking, nutrition and parenting are provided to equip people with necessary skills to help them more effectively utilize resources.
Special foods are provided to people with diabetes and cardiovascular disease to help them manage their illness. Classes are provided to assist them in fulfilling their requirement of completing educational classes.
Baby layettes are provided for expectant Mother’s with all the necessary baby items. Toys are given to children that come in to shop with their parents.
Registration and coordination of holiday food baskets and sign~up for Toys for Tots and/or Salvation Army Angel Tree are provided in October and November.
The North(east) Pole is a collaborative effort, providing Christmas gifts for children on the NE side of Grand Rapids. St. Alphonsus RCC church hosts this program with assistance of donations of gifts and volunteer support coming from Berkley Hills Church and NECM and a couple of other organizations.