The Little Free Pantry

Parks and Recreation

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The Little Free Pan
try began as a community service project for MLK Day in 2017. Located inside the Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St. SE), it helps a number of Kentwood families in need.

How does it work?

  • Anyone can give; anyone may take from the Little Free Pantry
  • Give: canned goods, non-perishable food, personal care items
  • Take: items you need – no application needed, no questions asked
  • Donations may be left at the Kentwood Activities Center during normal business hours
Little Free PantrySuggested donations:

Food Items
Shelf stable milk
Brown rice
Cereals (sugar free preferred)
Fruits (canned, no sugar added preferred)
Olive oil
Non-stick Spray
Pasta (whole grain preferred)
Peanut butter
Vegetables (canned, no salt added preferred)
Meats (canned, tuna and chicken preferred)

Personal Care Items
Deodorant
Disposable razors
Feminine products
Laundry soap
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Diapers

Other ideas
Kid friendly non-perishables
Crayons, small toys, games
School supplies