Start a Mobile Food Pantry

Alicia and her daughter pose with food they received at the Mobile Pantry

Any 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in our service area can host Mobile Food Pantries. Each food distribution takes about two hours from start to finish. Mobile Pantry partners are responsible for recruiting and supervising volunteers. Annual financial pledges in support of the program are encouraged but not required. Below are the application requirements.

The organization must:

  • be a 501(c)3 or can meet the tax criteria used by the IRS.
  • be located in the food bank service area.
  • complete the application including all supplemental attachments.
  • pay the $100 application fee. If the application is accepted, $50 will go toward your organization’s pledged support of the program for the year. If you have concerns regarding this fee, please speak to a member of the programs team.

Ready to complete the application? Click here.

Once completed, email your application and forms to and/or Applications can also be mailed to 864 West River Center Dr. NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321. Applications generally take 2-5 days to process.