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           Cooperating Ministries Food Pantry
                         In service 20+ years

Located at the Hartford United Methodist Church
Representing support of 4 local churches
Must be residents of Hartford Township,
   City of Hartford or Keeler-Keeler Township
I.D. required when coming in for food 
1 visit per month for 2 full bags of groceries
Donations greatly appreciated
Volunteers needed
Click here for TAX CREDIT information.

► Thursdays 4 – 7 p.m.
Drop-off items on Thursday or at the 
    Church M-W-TH-F  10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Across from the
Hartford Fire Department

425 E. Main St
Hartford MI  49057

(269) 621-4103

(269) 308-3011
(program coordinator)

Delberta Troutman
Click here to send an email


Food Pantry

Learn more about what we do, our funding,  participating ministry groups, and volunteers.


Churches or other organizations that would like to help with the Food Pantry, please contact us. 

Food always needed

Other items needed

Volunteers – a vital part of our Cooperating Ministries Food Pantry

Hot Dogs
Meats that are prepackaged    
     and can be frozen
Wild game that has been
     commercially processed
Canned meats
Canned stew
Vegetables – Corn, Peas, Green Beans, Mixed Vegetables,
    Diced Tomatoes, Spinach
Beans – Canned or Dry
Instant Potatoes

Spaghetti pasta, macaroni
Ramen Noodles
Macaroni & Cheese
Milk – Powdered, Canned, Fresh

Baby foods and formula

  toilet paper
  laundry detergent
  dishwashing soap
  bar soap

  toilet paper
  personal hygiene

The Student Council of Hartford Middle School is pictured here with groceries from their food drive for the pantry last fall. The High School also had a drive collecting funds at Harding’s. Between the two groups, it was estimated that we received around $2,000 worth of groceries and funds.

Fresh produce is appreciated on Saturday mornings when gardens are producing.



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Revised: March 23, 2009