Michigan 211 connects you with thousands of nonprofit and government resources in your area.
Emergency resources for bill pay, children/families, community services, crisis services, disaster services,
education, elderly/disabled, tax assistance, food, healthcare, and more.
GRPS Food Distribution
GRPS is opening “grab and go” meal sites. The sites will be open daily, Monday through Friday, from 11:30 am
to 12:30 pm. The meals will be a breakfast/lunch combo and are available for all students 18 years of age and
younger. They are not limited to GRPS students.
New Faith Temple (1701 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507)
San Juan Diego Academy (1650 Godfrey Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509)
Creston Plaza Apartments (1080 Creston Plaza NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503), and
Campau Commons (821 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503)
Hope Academy (240 Brown St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507)
Sibley Elementary (943 Sibley St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504), and
Ottawa Hills High School (2055 Rosewood SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506)
Meals for Kids
Please spread the word that both GRPS and the YMCA in partnership with the Kids Food Basket will be offering
sack lunches/dinners for kids up to age 18, regardless of their school, for pickup from 11:30am-1:30pm Monday
to Friday from now until April 3 and potentially longer if students are not back in school. Locations are:
Madison Church, 1441 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids
Miss Tracey’s Market, 1043 Franklin St. SE, Grand Rapids
La Casa de la Cobija, 2355 S. Division Ave., Grand Rapids
New City Kids, 960 Alpine Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
David D. Hunting YMCA, 475 Lake Michigan Drive NW, Grand Rapids
Food & Hygiene Care Packages
Operation Fred - The Peter Meijer for Congress campaign is shifting energy from political activities to serving others by delivering
care packages to individuals in need in Western Michigan. Packages will include canned goods, dry goods and hygiene
products. Click here to request a package.
Alpha Grand Rapids
Open every day this week for our clients to pick up a bag of diapers, wipes, and formula.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am-5pm. Tuesday Hours: 9am-8pm. Friday Hours 9am-2pm.
The following child care centers will remain open:
Covenant House - 616.426.3581. Hours: Mon – Fri, 7:00 am – 6:00pm. 50
Antoine SW. Grand Rapids, MI 49507
David D. Hunting - 616.855.9625. Hours: Mon - Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm.
475 Lake Michigan Drive NW. Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Generations - 616.940.4049. Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00am – 6:00pm.
3600 Fulton Street Grand Rapids, MI 49546
See the article here that explains how to file for unemployment remotely and the expanded benefits & qualifications during
the time of coronavirus. You can also visit michiganworks.org.
Michigan Small Business Relief Program (Michigan Economic Development Corp)
The Michigan Small Business Relief Program allows the Mich Economic Development Corp to provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses. The funding is divided between $10 million in small business
grants and $10 million in small business loans to support businesses facing drastic reductions in cash flow and the continued support of their workforce.