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Providing our neighbors with essential ingredients to transform their lives.

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Food Pantry Hours

Are you in need of food for yourself or family? The Green Apple Pantry can help today. The Green Apple Pantry is distributing boxes outdoors:

Monday & Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

USDA Commodity Distribution: March 8, June 7, September 6, December 6 2023

Zip Codes We Serve:

49508, 49548, 49512, and 49316

Learn more about our Food Assistance programs or contact us at 616.455.9411.


4307 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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Support Our Mission

2023 Fall Harvest Gala

The Green Apple Pantry would like to say thank you to the many volunteers and participants of the 2023 Gala. We had an exciting evening and raised funds to help us continue serving the increasing number of neighbors in our community.

October 2023 Neighbors

# of households served:
October 2022: 275
October 2023: 430
*** 46% increase 2022 to 2023 ***
# of individuals served:
October 2022: 754
October 2023: 1,112
*** 39% increase 2022 to 2023 ***

2022 Impact Report

The mission of The Green Apple Pantry is to provide healthy food options by feeding our neighbors today while empowering them for tomorrow. Answering the challenge of hunger means meeting our neighbor’s needs today while addressing strategies that have a lasting impact on the overall health of our community.


Pantry Recipes

Eat your way through our pantry! Are you looking for simple recipes to help you make the most out of your pantry box! Click the orange box below to learn more.


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From the Blog

Giving Tuesday – 11.28.23

Nov 6, 2023

Giving Tuesday is a day of generosity, compassion, and kindness. On #GivingTuesday, we invite you to join The Green Apple Pantry in supporting our local community Grand Rapids community and making a difference in the lives of those in need.

🍽️ Why Food Matters: Access to nutritious food is a basic human right, yet many families in our community struggle with food insecurity every day. The Green Apple Pantry is here to provide essential support, ensuring that no one goes to bed hungry.

🌱 How You Can Help: Your contribution, large or small, can make a huge impact. Every dollar you donate helps us provide meals to those who need them most. Whether you can give $5, $50, or even $500, your contribution will go directly towards filling plates and nourishing hearts. 💖

Let’s stand together, hand in hand, to ensure that everyone has access to the most basic human necessity – food. Thank you for being a beacon of hope and making our community stronger, healthier and more compassionate.