Our  Recipient Agencies

Each year, twenty-five percent of the funds raised through Muskegon’s CROP Hunger Walk to are distributed to local agencies working to combat hunger. Our 2023 recipient agencies are listed below. We are currently reviewing potential recipient agencies for 2024.

Mission for Area People (MAP) Healthy Food Pantry

MAP provides healthy food to approximately 2000 individuals per year. Our food pantry offers a variety of proteins, vegetables, and grains from which individuals choose what they need. The pantry is funded by a combination of food donations, grants, and individual financial contributions. MAP has a partnership with the local YMCA to offer nutrition classes with fresh foods out of our garden, as well as helping individuals learn how to shop on a shoestring budget. 

2500 Jefferson Street, Muskegon Heights, MI  49444

Phone: (231) 733-9672      Website: missionforareapeople.org

Saturday Breakfast Garden at First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church, in partnership with the surrounding neighborhoods, offers a monthly Saturday Breakfast. As the pandemic eases, the Saturday Breakfast will welcome the neighborhood into First Congregational Church in downtown Muskegon. We care for the welfare of our community and welcome everyone, no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey. We welcome into our community people of every age, race, nationality, mental and physical ability, economic and social status, faith background, marital standing, family structure, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. 

1201 Jefferson Street, Muskegon, MI  49441

Phone: (231) 726-3254      Website: fccuccmuskegon.org


Community enCompass McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm

Community enCompass’ vision is to make a restorative, transformative impact in serving the core-city neighborhoods of Muskegon. Our McLaughlin Grows Urban Farm McLaughlin Grows provides food education to the community. Every Wednesday afternoon, the gates to the farm are swung wide open, welcoming neighbors to purchase the home grown produce. Other Community enCompass programs include SNAP Benefits and Food for Health (MPHF).

289 E Larch, Muskegon, MI  49442

Phone: (231) 728-3117      Website: communityencompass.org

Volunteers  work at Community enCompass' Urban Farm.

The Food Pantry at MAP offers healthy choices.

Neighbors tend the crops at First Congregational Church