It all began with two compassionate individuals and a few bags of food.
More than 20 years ago, two men from Holt First Presbyterian Church noticed that some members of the community were having difficulty making ends meet. They began carrying a few bags of non-perishable food in their cars “just in case” someone needed a little help.
That was the beginning of what is now the Holt Community Food Bank.
Today, HCFB is an operation staffed completely by volunteers who believe in helping their neighbors—a labor of love for the community by the community. We serve an average of 150+ families each month, providing them with enough food for approximately a week’s worth of meals. In addition to non-perishables, we may also provide fresh produce, meats, dairy, bread products and personal needs items depending on availability.
HCFB relies on the monetary donations, food contributions and volunteer support of local businesses, service organizations and individuals, as well as grants. We also enjoy strong support from local food stores like Kroger (corner of Willoughby & Cedar) and Meijer in Mason.