Free Turkeys Being Given Away For Holidays

Once again, Benton Harbor and St. Joseph area residents can apply for the gift of a free turkey and holiday food basket thanks to the Holiday Food Sharing Program. It’s an effort of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency, the city of Benton Harbor, Whirlpool, and the PGA. Now in its third year, the Holiday Food Sharing Program is giving away around 400 turkeys and food baskets season. The turkeys will be given away on December 21, and applications for them are being taken now. The deadline is Monday, December 17. Applications can be picked up at several local agencies, including the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency, the United Way, Benton Harbor City Hall, Michigan Works, and the Salvation Army. Below is a list of all the locations where applications can be picked up.

Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency : 185 East Main St, S303, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

United Way : 2015 Lakeview Ave, Saint Joseph, MI 49085

The Department of Health and Human Services : 401 8th St, Benton Harbor, MI. 49023

Benton Harbor City Hall : 200 E. Wall St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

St. Joseph Township : 3000 Washington Ave. St. Joseph, MI 49085

Benton Charter Township : 1725 Territorial Rd Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Region 4 Area Agency on Aging: 2900 Lakeview Ave. St. Joseph, MI 49085

Michigan Works : 401 8th St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

The Emergency Shelter Services : 645 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

The Salvation Army : 233 Michigan St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022