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Clinton County Open Food Distribution Project
This program distributes food to families in need on the second Thursday of each month at the Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Road in Bath.
Registration for distribution takes place from 8 – 9 a.m. at the Bath Community Center.
- Distribution begins around 9 a.m. and continues for approximately one hour OR until all food has been distributed.
- Participants are asked to bring their own boxes, bags, containers, wheeled carts or wagons.
Call Clinton Transit at (989) 224-8127 or (800) 800-5938 for transportation assistance. Requests for transport must be made by 2 p.m. the day before an event.
The distribution serves as many as 150 families each month, so financial contributions to benefit the project are welcome.
For more information about sponsorship, donations and volunteer opportunities or future distribution dates, call the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation at (989) 227-3333.
Department of Health and Human Services Programs
Contact the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for information on food assistance programs, such as Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). A statewide map is available where you can click on your county for local contact information.
For Bridge Card (EBT):
Customer service – 1-888-678-8914
Online application – MiBridges.Michigan.gov
Lakeside Chapel of Park Lake: Reachout Center
Open every Thursday, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Emergency food and clothing resources for the local community.
5800 Park Lake Road
Bath, MI 48808
Meals on Wheels (MOW)
Offers several meal program options. Each of these options offers healthy, well balanced, flavorful meals that provide 1/3 of the daily nutritional needs of older adults. Although payment is not required, donations for meals are welcome.
For more information and/or to sign up:
Clinton County MOW
201 E. Walker St.
St. Johns, MI 48879
Redeemer United Methodist Church
13980 Shavey Road, Dewitt, Michigan 48820
Phone: (517) 669-8592
The non-profit gives out personal items, a week worth of food, and paper products.
The Center is located behind the Bath Charter Township Offices, 14480 Webster Road in Bath, and is open Monday through Friday.
The Bath Township Senior Center serves lunch Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 12:00 p.m. The cost is $4.00 per meal for Bath Township residents; $5.00 for non-residents and those under age 55. Beverage is included in this cost.
Monthly menus are available at https://bathtownship.us/departments-services/senior-center/
Low-Income Meal Assistance
Bath residents (age 55+ can provide documentation (Medicaid or Food Assistance Card) to the Programs & Services Coordinator and be qualified to receive a discreet meal punch card for use at the Center.
St. Jude Catholic Church of DeWitt
The pantry is located at the Community Center doors at 801 N. Bridge Street, DeWitt.
The food pantry is open to local (DeWitt, north Lansing zip 48906, and Bath) residents. You are welcome to visit once every 4 weeks. Due to supply and demand you may receive 1 to 3 bags of non-perishible food items, and when the pantry has them (now provide milk, bread, eggs and butter). Please provide proof of residency with either a valid drivers license and or a copy of a utility bill with correct name and address.
The pantry is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closed on national holidays.
Summer Feeding Program @ Bath Middle School Cafeteria
During the summer break, Monday through Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m at Bath Middle School Cafeteria. All children 18 years and younger eat at no charge. Closed July 3, 4, 5. Menu located at http://bit.ly/2ZkFgX1
Summer Feeding Program @ Countryside Manor
During the summer months, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at Countryside Manor, 14379 Webster Road. All children 18 years and younger, and disabled to age 22 eat at no charge. Others eat for $3.00 Closed July 4. Program runs through Friday, August 16.
Tiny Food Pantry
A Tiny Food Pantry is located on the east side of Webster Road near the entrance to Countryside Manor apartments, across from Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Community members are invited to contribute items directly to the pantry, or take items as needed. This pantry is continuously used and is in need of frequent filling.
United Way 2-1-1 Emergency Resource Lookup
The easiest way to locate your nearest Emergency Food Resources is to dial 2-1-1 on a telephone. This will connect you to a United Way 2-1-1 call center location. The operator will ask you a few basic questions (family size, location, etc.) and provide you with the nearest food distribution location.
Individuals and families in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee will connect to Central Michigan 2-1-1 by dialing 2-1-1 (or use their toll free phone number: 866-561-2500).