Community Updates During COVID-19

During this time of COVID-19, Double Up is here for families with Bridge (EBT) Cards to double their food dollar for more healthy food. As communities continue to respond to COVID-19, there are resources available to help families get the healthy food they need in addition to Double Up. Find the latest updates on what’s available near you.

Bridge (EBT) Card:

Pandemic-EBT: 

  • Michigan recently announced the Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) program, providing temporary food assistance benefits to families with school children that are eligible for free and reduced-priced lunches. Learn more about P-EBT here. 

Food Assistance:

School Nutrition:

  • With recent school closures and knowing that many children rely on school-provided meals, see this statewide database to help find a meal site near you.

Other Resources:

  • In response to COVID-19, The Grand Rapids Community Foundation is creating an emergency response fund providing financial assistance to undocumented immigrant families living in Kent County. Learn more about the fund here

Updated: May 5, 2020