Manna Food Project

Welcome to Manna! Our goal is to provide healthy food to those in need throughout Antrim, Charlevoix, and Emmet counties. 

We depend on volunteers to continue our mission. Below are some of our regular volunteer opportunities. Click on each position to read more about their responsibilities. 

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Backpack Program

Activity Shifts Start End
Backpack Assembly 30 2/25/2020 4/30/2020
Backpack Run - Monday 14 3/2/2020 6/1/2020
Backpack Run - Tuesday 15 2/25/2020 6/2/2020
Backpack Run - Wednesday 0 2/26/2020 6/3/2020

Food Rescue

Using Manna vehicles, pick up food from restaurants, grocery stores, and other businesses and return to Manna for distribution. 

Activity Shifts Start End
8 a.m. Run - Driver 142 2/25/2020 10/30/2020
8 a.m. Run - Rider 143 2/25/2020 10/30/2020
Noon Run - Driver 107 2/26/2020 11/2/2020
Noon Run - Rider 108 2/26/2020 11/2/2020


Activity Shifts Start End
Office Assistant 26 2/28/2020 5/22/2020


Activity Shifts Start End
Client Registration 26 2/25/2020 10/27/2020
Client Relations 33 2/25/2020 10/27/2020
Pantry Cleanup 36 2/25/2020 10/27/2020
Pantry Setup & Assistance 57 2/25/2020 12/24/2020
Shopping Assistant 43 2/25/2020 10/27/2020


Activity Shifts Start End
Food Repacking 10 2/27/2020 4/30/2020

Feeding the hungry in Northern Michigan

Manna Food Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to help feed the hungry in Northern Michigan. Manna operates a food rescue program, a food distribution center (food bank), a weekly food pantry, and the “Food 4 Kids” backpack program. Manna works with over 50 partner food pantries, community kitchens, and human service agencies to provide supplemental food to over 42,000 households each year. Manna is a partner organization of the national Feeding America food bank network and operates in Antrim, Charlevoix, and Emmet counties.