Calendar – Food – Gladstone Area Schools Title VI Indian Education Program Spring Feast- May 21

May 18, 2017

Gladstone – The Gladstone Area Schools Title VI Indian Education Program Annual Spring Feast will be held on Sunday, May 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Jones Middle School, 400 South Tenth Street in Gladstone.

This is a potluck based event with traditional native drumming and giveaways in recognition of the Gladstone Braves Class of 2017. The public is welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Mobile Food Pantry at Negaunee High School – May 16

May 13, 2017

Negaunee – A Mobile Food Pantry will be available for those in need of food on Tuesday, May 16 beginning with check-in at 4 p.m. at Negaunee High School.

There will be fresh produce, dairy and baked goods. Please bring your own boxes and bags, if possible. … Read the rest

Calendar – Food – 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive – May 13

May 10, 2017

United States – The 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive will be held on Saturday, May 14 throughout the Nation.

Letter carriers in Marquette County will collect non-perishable food donations from their customers. These donations go directly to local food pantries and others who need help such as St. Vincent de Paul, Janzen House, Salvation Army, Voices for Youth and Harbor House.

Participating in this year’s food drive is simple. Just leave non-perishable food donations in a bag by your mailbox on Saturday and your letter carrier will do the rest.

For more information, contact Marquette Post Office employee and food drive organizer, Larry Kuhn at 360-0344 or clkuhn230@sbcglobal.net.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Feeding America Food Truck at CrossBridge Church – May 4

May 1, 2017

Ishpeming – The Feeding America truck will be at CrossBridge Church, 119 N. Third Street in Ishpeming on Thursday, May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Anyone needing food is welcome. Items will be distributed according to last name to shorten waiting time. Times and more information can be found at www.upcrossbridge.com.

Please bring a sturdy container, such as a laundry basket. The doors will be closed at 11:30 so volunteers can clean and distribute leftover food to pre-determined, charitable organizations. … Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Free Community Meal at Messiah Lutheran Church – May 3

April 30, 2017

Marquette – A free Community Meal will be offered on Wednesday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

All are welcome. The menu will be black bean enchiladas, cheesy chicken enchiladas, corn, coleslaw and cookies. For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. … Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Community Dinner at Hope Free Lutheran Church in Ishpeming – Apr. 23

April 20, 2017

Ishpeming – A Community Dinner will be served on Sunday, April 23 at 5 p.m. at Hope Free Lutheran Church, 795 North Lake Drive in Ishpeming.

Smoked pork loin and twice baked potatoes will be served. The dinner is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry at Marquette Salvation Army – Apr. 18

April 15, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Rotaract Club at Northern Michigan University will host a Feeding America West Michigan mobile food pantry on Tuesday, April 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Marquette.

About 15,000 pounds of food will be distributed to people in need. The mobile pantry contains fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, baked goods and non-perishables intended for anyone in need from the surrounding area. Clients will not have to show identification or proof of income to receive food, but they are asked to affirm that they are in need of food and to bring their own boxes, bags or laundry baskets.

The food distribution will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Any leftover items will be donated to the Salvation Army of Marquette.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Breakfast Buffet at Gwinn VFW – Apr. 9

April 6, 2017

Gwinn – A Breakfast Buffet will be offered on Sunday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at VFW Post 5670 in Gwinn.

The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids under 10. Breakfast includes pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, bacon and sausage. … Read the rest

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