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Published 4/14/2020

Greater Lansing Food Bank To Bring Mobile Food Pantry to Owosso April 25th

Mobile Food Pantry Will Visit Owosso First United Methodist Church



Greater Lansing Food Bank and the First UMC Church in Owosso are partnering to provide free fresh & non-perishable food items at a Mobile Food Pantry for Shiawassee County Residents.

If you or someone you know must choose between buying food, filling prescriptions or having a tough time putting food on their table, please tell them about this important program.

Saturday, April 25th
Registration at 8:30 am
Food Distribution 9:00 am – 11 am or until all the food is distributed  
First UMC Church
1500 N Water St
Owosso MI
• Senior citizens on fixed incomes
• Families/individuals with limited or low income jobs
• Only open to residents in Shiawassee

• Stay in your vehicle – Registration will be done next to your vehicle
• Restrooms will NOT be available
• Food will be placed in your trunk/hatchback so please make room.
• Proof of residency in Shiawassee County – valid driver’s license or Michigan ID

For more information about the mobile pantry, call Greater Lansing Food Bank at (517) 908-3680.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.



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Update 4/12/2020

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