• As Coronavirus concerns emerge, there may be unexpected closings not reflected on this resource guide.
  • If you are unemployed, consider applying for SNAP/BridgeCard food assistance and/or the United Way’s hardship grant. Food pantries, community meals, and Fresh Food Distributions are intended to supplement (not sustain) a household’s food needs.
  • For Food Pantries serving only residents of their communities, click here.

Fresh food distributions are available to anyone and does not count toward monthly distributions at other food sites. Drive thru/pickup pre-packaged boxes.

2023 Schedule through October

Seventh Day Adventist @ 23683 M-86
Tuesday, October 10

**A free ride to and from the distribution at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Centreville is available through SJCTA (as time and capacity allows).  24 hours notice required.  Call 269-273-7808.

First Presbyterian Church, Sturgis
Thursday, October 12
4:00 pm

Gateway Village Apartments, Sturgis
Thursday, October 19

Colon High School
Thursday, October 19

Huss Project 1008 8th St, Three Rivers
Saturday, Octoebr 21

White Pigeon Middle/High School
Tuesday, October 24
3:30 pm

Sturgis Doyle Community Center                                         

Extra Distribution Friday, October 6th a Project Connect, 10a-1p, Centreville Fairgrounds.
Free ride to and from Project Connect through SJCTA with at least 48 hours notice.

Provided by South Michigan Food Bank in conjunction with Community Partners & United Way

All Commodities distributions will now take place through the South Michigan Food Bank.
CSFP is for income qualifying  seniors ages 60 or older.
Call  (269) 964-3663  to check eligibility & Sign up

CSFP is for income qualifying seniors ages 60 or older.
Call 269-964-3663 to check eligibility & sign up.

Must Sign up by Monday 5pm for food box pick-up 11:30-1:00pm – 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Three Rivers Immaculate Conception Church.

Call or text 269-190-3578 to sign up.

No eligibility requirements.

Apply online from smartphone or computer at newmibridges.michigan.gov
or call 844-464-3447

Constantine Community Soup Kitchen
(Curbside pickup to go only)
Mondays 4:30 – 6:00pm
Constantine United Methodist Church
Corner of Third & Pigeon St.

Families with children under age 5 who did not qualify before may qualify now.
Call 269-273-2161 to check eligibility and sign up.

Free weekly perishable food distribution available to anyone.
Tuesdays 12 – 3:30pm
218 N. Locust St., Mendon

Only requires reporting number of people in household and phone number.
An affiliate of twelve-baskets.org

Food Pantry open 3rd Saturday, 9am – 12pm
215 Broadway St. Three Rivers

Shut-ins, disabled, and those who can’t get out: 
Call 269-506-4964 or 269-535-0097

No pantry 5/20/23 due to road closure

Food Pantries

Christian Fellowship Center Pantry
201 North St.
By appointment only

Holy Angels Church Helping Hands Pantry
402 S. Nottawa St.
2nd & 4th Tue. 10am -11 am (curbside pickup)

Salvation Army Food Pantry
105 N. Fourth St. – 269-651-4275
Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am – 2pm
Open to all residents of St. Joseph county. Bring ID

Community Meal – Lunches

Salvation Army, Sturgis
11:30am – Noon
Monday through Thursday

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Sturgis
Friday Friendship Meal
11:30am – 12:30pm

Commission on Aging Lunch, Oaks Enrichment Center
(Must sign up 24 hours in advance)
Monday through Friday
Noon meal

New Hope Food Pantry (New Hope Assembly of God)
56652 Buckhorn Rd.
Call 30 min before pickup.
Wed: 9am – 4pm, Thurs & Fri: 9am – 5pm

Immaculate Conception Food Pantry
645 Douglas Ave.
Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday: 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm

UCAP United Community Assistance Program
Mon, Wed, Friday: 9am – 12pm
Food cards, groceries, laundry, transportation gas vouchers, personal care, cleaning items

Three Rivers Pregnancy Helpline Center
172 E. Michigan Ave.
By appointment
Mon: 10am – 2pm, Tues: 1 – 5pm, Thurs 1 – 7pm, Sat: 9am – noon

Community Meals
Three Rivers Community Kitchen (Soup Pot)
Tues & Thurs: 4:00pm- 5:00 pm  (Starting May 1, 2023, only serving Tuesdays for summer)

Commission on Aging Lunch, Three Rivers Community Center
(Must sign up 24 hours in advance)
Monday through Friday
Noon meal

Commission on Aging Lunch, Kline’s Resort
(Must sign up 24 hours in advance – call 269-279-8083 or sign up in-person)
Friday lunch – Noon meal

Contact the SJC Commission on Aging
Weekly home delivered meals.
Noon Congregate meals Monday through Friday at Three Rivers and Sturgis COA and Fridays at Kline’s Resort.

Blessings Boxes are miniature food pantries which provide non perishable food
as well as hygiene items.
It is for receiving items from those who want to donate, and offering to those
who need them.


  • Congress St. by Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Clay St. by St. John’s Episcopal Church

Three Rivers

  • N. Main St. by Methodist Church
  • N. Main St. just south of Armstrong Blvd.
  • N. Main St. where the fabric store used to be or South of L&L Driving School

Call 2-11 or  United Way – 269-467-9099 for a referral.