food pantry

Ed Koehn, Leppinks partner to provide 100 turkeys and turkey breasts for Bread of Life food pantry 

With each frozen turkey that made its way into the Bread of Life food pantry Tuesday morning, pantry manager Suzanne Le Feve’s excitement grew. 

In the past two weeks, demand at area pantries has grown and nearing the eve of Thanksgiving Day, Le Feve wasn’t necessarily sure if the pantry would be able to meet the demand for so many area families in need. 

United to End Hunger campaign supports local food pantries

FREE Donations can be made from Nov. 24 through Dec. 1

The United Way’s United to End Hunger Community Match to support local food pantries is starting soon.

Apex Clean Energy and Montcalm Wind will match up to $10,000 for a total of $20,000 to support local food pantries.

United Way Montcalm-Ionia launches Summer Stock Up food drive for local pantries


Every year, food pantries across Montcalm and Ionia counties are fully stocked in the winter months thanks to generous holiday donations, but when summer comes, donations drop considerably, and pantry shelves become sparse. This can leave low-income, hard-working families with limited options during this time of year.