Holiday Food Share Program

SMCAA, Whirlpool Corporation, and KitchenAid Senior PGA are partnering to bring holiday meals to in-need families across Southwest Michigan again for 2020. 

All interested participants must apply for the Holiday Food Share Program.


Contact SMCAA at 269-925-9077 ext 874 to receive immediate notification if you are eligible. If you are eligible, you will be given pick-up instructions and be mailed a confirmation postcard. Any household without a confirmation postcard on the day of the Food Share will be unable to receive food. ** Bring your postcard with you!


Applications must be received by December 18, 2020. There are limited slots for this program: 400 slots in Berrien County and 100 slots in Van Buren County. 

The Holiday Food Share Program will take place on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm. The following guidelines must be followed by all participants: 

  • Due to COVID-19, the Food Share will be done in a drive-thru format. No one will be allowed outside their vehicles except SMCAA staff and volunteers. 

  • Vehicles will not be allowed more than (2) households.

  • Vehicles must have trunks cleaned and cleared for food boxes to be provided. SMCAA staff reserve the right to turn away vehicles not cleared properly.

  • Each household must have their own confirmation postcard present in order to receive their food products. Households without a confirmation postcard will not be given food. If you have not received your postcard by Monday, December 21, you will need to call SMCAA at 269-925-9077. 

There will be no exceptions to these guidelines.

To apply, you may call 269-925-9077 x874 or email the following application form to

The Holiday Food Share Program is on a first-come-first-served basis. With only 500 slots available, you will need to apply as soon as possible in order to be on the Food Share registrant list.

Contact Information

185 E Main St, Ste 303

Benton Harbor, MI 49022

(269) 925-9077

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am to 4:30pm

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