Cristo Rey Community Center Food Access

Because no one should go hungry

Cristo Rey’s Food Access programs serve vulnerable individuals and families in the Lansing area who are food insecure or suffer from hunger.

  Cristo Rey has several free food programs that consist of our Community Kitchen, Food Pantry, bi-monthly Open Distribution, and Break Rack. Our clients may utilize one or all of them!

Each service has different eligibility requirements. If you do not qualify for one, you may qualify for another. To be eligible for our Food Pantry and Open Distribution, you must bring a valid Photo ID.

Community Kitchen:

Provides breakfast and lunch to community members.

All are eligible and welcome to receive food.

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-11am and 12pm-2pm

Open Distribution:

A large quantity of fresh fruits, vegetables, and non-perishable food is distributed to the public.

Registration begins at 8 am. Must bring a valid state identification card or Driver’s License.

All are welcome, 1 box of food per household.

Hours: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday 8 am until food is distributed.

*November and December dates subject to change due to the holidays.

Bread Rack:

Offers a limit of 2 loaves of bread to every household, 5 days a week.

All are welcome, please sign-in before accessing bread.

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm

Food Pantry:

Offers food, personal needs items, infant formula and diapers to area residents. Must live in zip codes: 48906, 48917  (limited areas), or 48823 (North of I-69 and East of Abbot Rd only).

Bring Photo ID and proof of residency.

Appointments ONLY, we advise you to schedule your appointment a few days in advance.

Walk-ins are accepted for those without permanent residency.

Hours: 8am-5pm

Serving individuals, serving families, serving communities.

Always with compassion.  Always with respect.

Questions?  Call!  (517) 372-4700