List of food resources during COVID-19 pandemic:
(Check individual websites for updates)
The Lansing State Journal posted a list of restaurants open for take-out and delivery around the Greater Lansing Area. See here
City Of East Lansing posted their own list of local restaurants. See here
Facebook group, Lansing Foodie’s, has a post of restaurants open. See here
Free Lunch Program for Michigan kids
According to Michigan.gov, “Districts can provide 2 free meals per day to all children up to age 18 and students ages 18-26 with an active IEP. Some schools are offering pick-up meals, some are sending food out on bus routes, some are using their summertime food service locations. You don’t necessarily have to go to your child’s school if there is another school closer to your home. Check your school’s website to find out what’s available in the district.” See here
The Lansing School District announced breakfast and lunch pickups will be available Monday-Friday at schools and community centers in the Lansing and East Lansing area. Times vary with each location. A full schedule is posted on the district Facebook page.
Okemos Public Schools will provide meals 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday-Friday at Okemos High School starting Wednesday, March 18. Families are instructed to enter off Jolly Road and follow signs for curbside service at the West side of the building.
Mason Consolidated Schools will start meal distribution Tuesday, March 17. Meals can be picked up at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday at the bus lane on the west end of Mason Senior High School. Meals will also be delivered along the normal bus route starting at 11 a.m. A volunteer will call each house prior to arrival. Someone must meet the bus on the road. Families can still sign up for meal services by calling 734-848-9301.
“For day-to-day challenges or in a crisis, Michigan 2-1-1 can help you find food for you or your family through food pantries, vouchers, food stamps, community meals, emergency food programs, and more.” Click on a program, enter your zip code and county, and it will pull up resources in your area.See here