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Good Hands Plainwell

Mail a donation!

Good Hands Plainwell
c/o Hope Lutheran Church
290 12th Street
Plainwell, MI 49080

Good Hands Plainwell℠ is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, so all donations are tax deductible.

Wondering how your donation will be used?
During the 2017-2018 school year, an average of 187 children received a bag each week, with a total of 59,218 food items distributed in 6,563 food bags.

Volunteer for our weekly food bag assembly.

Donate your time as a volunteer to help us assemble the food bags!

To volunteer for one of our weekly bag assembly gatherings, please call 269-615-5438 or send an email to

Donate “wish list” items for our food bags.

Food item donations can be dropped off during normal business hours at either:

  • Hope Lutheran Church, 290 12th Street in Plainwell
  • Clearwater Financial Services, 104 E Grant Street in Plainwell

All food must be shelf food; please, NO perishable items! All snack items need to be individually wrapped or packaged. You can call us at 269-615-5438 to confirm our current needs, but are almost always in need of the following items:

  • Crackers – peanut butter, cheese or plain
  • Pretzels
  • Granola bars
  • Raisins
  • Peanuts
  • Breakfast bars
  • Cookies
  • Any individually packaged snack item
  • Cereal bowls or boxes
  • Instant Oatmeal Packets
  • Peanut Butter – 12 oz or 18 oz plastic bottles
  • Macaroni and Cheese boxes
  • Canned spaghetti, ravioli or macaroni
  • Canned chicken or tuna
  • Soup – 15 oz cans or in boxes
  • Pudding cups
  • Applesauce cups
  • Fruit cups
  • 100% Juice boxes – 6 to 8 oz size
  • Shelf life milk – 8 oz carton
  • Hot chocolate inidividual packs

Thank you for helping Good Hands Plainwell℠ make a real difference in our community today!

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