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"Hungry" is no way to spend childhood

Every day The Salvation Army helps cure hunger by providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need.

Here in Michigan, one out of six children face food insecurity.

The Salvation Army works to ensure that every member of our community has the food they need to thrive. If you face hunger, we want you to know that you are not alone.

Why Sally's Kitchen?

“There are times when a person needs help, myself and many others are in the same boat. I think the good Lord has provided us a place to eat lunch. The people at The Salvation Army provides a good meal six days a week. The food is well prepared and the volunteers are exceptional, kind, caring people. I believe these people deserve our daily thank you’s. We do indeed! These good people are not only good for the city of Battle Creek but I know the good Lord is blessing them and holds them close.” -- Paul T. Battle Creek, MI

Sally's Kitchen

The Salvation Army serves a well balanced meal Monday through Saturday to anyone who needs it each day.

Monday through Friday serving hours are 11:30 am until 1:00 pm

Saturday serving hour is 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Sally's Kitchen is located on the lower level of The Salvation Army building located at 400 Capital Avenue NE.
Please access Sally?s Kitchen from the lower level parking lot.

Food Pantry / Social Service 

Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm      

Utility Assistance, Rent Assistance, Emergency Assistance, when funds are available. Ask for our Pathway of Hope program 

Case Management. 

The Salvation Army Utility Assistance Requirements

You must present ALL of the following to your appointment. Failure to do so could result in a denial.

  1. Michigan State ID for Clients, Name stated on a bill. If the address on the ID does not match the address on the bill, client will be denied.
  2. Social Security Cards for self and everyone living in the home. 
  3. Utility shut off notice. If it is not a combine bill of both electric and gas, client must bring in both bills to appointment. 
  4. Proof of income for the past 45 days.  If client receives SSI or SSDI, Client must bring in most current award letter dated for current year. 

The Salvation Army Rental Assistance Requirements

You must present All of the following to the receptionist to schedule and appointment. 

  1. Michigan State ID for self and spouse if applicable. (Calhoun County)
  2. Social Security Cards for self and everyone living in the home. 
  3. Proof of housing emergency .
  4. DHHS decision notice (most recent 60 days & during month's rent was not paid.)
  5. Additional items may be required and will be discussed and determined at the time of interview. 

PLEASE NOTE: Last appointment taken at 3:30 pm for all of the above programs.