The Salvation Army, Traverse City provides food, nutrition and fellowship to area individuals and families experiencing hunger through the Community Meal program, the Community Shelf and Food Pantry at the Community Center at 1239 Barlow Street.

Community Meal Program

Sal’s Kitchen is located at our Community Center and provides healthy, nutritious meals at lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Everyone is welcome.

Food Pantry and Community Shelf 

The Food Pantry provides emergency food baskets Monday and Friday from 9:30-11:30 am and 1:00– 3:00 pm. 

Our Community Shelf is accessible in our lobby Monday - Friday for all in need. Food is based on available food donations.

Help Make a Difference

We have a critical ongoing need for the following items.

Food Pantry wish list:
Canned meat/tuna/chicken
Pasta and pasta sauce 
Soups and stews
Hot and cold cereal
Canned and dried fruit 
Fruit snacks
Baby food and formula
Basic hygiene items are always gratefully accepted as well

Food donations and financial support are accepted Monday - Friday, 9 - 4pm at The Salvation Army Community Center, 1239 Barlow Street, Traverse City. You can also conveniently donate online by clicking here.