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Flint mobile food pantry dates and locations announced for May 2021

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Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 4:03 PM EDT
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FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for May at locations throughout the city.

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are announcing the upcoming schedule for mobile food pantry stops to distribute foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron.

Produce expected to be available to families in May includes ground turkey, cheese and potatoes.

Food distribution sites remain open while supplies last. All workers at the distribution sites will be wearing protective equipment and Flint residents do not need to leave their vehicles to receive an allotment of food.

More than $300 million has been provided to help the residents of Flint, including this initiative. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan on the project in 2016.

Asbury United Methodist Church, 1653 Davison Road

  • May 4 at 10 a.m.
  • May 11 at 10 a.m.
  • May 18 at 10 a.m.
  • May 25 at 10 a.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 Ballenger Highway

  • May 3 at 10 a.m.
  • May 10 at 10 a.m.
  • May 17 at 10 a.m.
  • May 24 at 10 a.m.

Greater Holy Temple, 6702 N. Dort Highway

  • May 6 at 10 a.m.
  • May 13 at 10 a.m.
  • May 20 at 10 a.m.
  • May 27 at 10 a.m.

St. Luke’s New Life Center, 3115 Lawndale Ave.

  • May 7 at 10 a.m.
  • May 14 at 10 a.m.
  • May 21 at 10 a.m.
  • May 28 at 10 a.m.

American Muslim Community Services, 4800 S. Saginaw St.

  • May 8 at 9 a.m.

End Times, 4002 S. Dort Highway

  • May 3 and 11 a.m.

Flint residents can also pick up free nutritional food at the three Flint Help Center locations:

-- Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 N. Ballenger Highway, open Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

-- Asbury United Methodist Church, 1653 Davison Road, open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

-- Greater Holy Temple, 6702 N. Dort Highway, open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This schedule is subject to change, and information about additional food distribution dates will be announced as they are scheduled. For more information or to find out about any changes in the schedule, visit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan website or call 810-239-4441.

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