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A household can shop at the pantry once a month. Twelve visits a year. The pantry does offer 'emergency food bags' to anyone in a food emergency at anytime.
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You must be a Garden City Resident or have a student in the GCPS district. There are suggested income guidelines, but circumstances vary, so it is best to contact the pantry at 734-793-1859 for further information.
The pantry runs completely on donations from the community. Donations can be dropped off at the Maplewood Community Center. Checks can be made out to Garden City Our H.O.M.E. Pantry. Monetary donations go directly to purchasing food/hygiene items for the pantry shelves.
Suggested food donations are as follows:
- Peanut butter and jelly
- Canned tuna/chicken
- Macaroni and cheese
- Canned beans
- Boxed potatoes
- Canned/boxed pasta
- Mustard and ketchup
- Toilet paper
- Feminine products
-Other hygiene products
The amount of food a family receives is based on the number of people in their household. For each member in the home, 10 lbs. of food can be received. The limit, however, is 50 lbs. a visit. For example, a family of 6 will receive 50 lbs. of food a month.
Visit the Volunteer Registry Page and check the box "Food Pantry".