Bountiful Harvest is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization fully operated by a volunteer staff and financially
supported by private contributions and grants. We are an equal opportunity provider.
Bountiful Harvest Inc. is committed to helping the needy of Livingston County with food and clothing.
We work with the local merchants and agenciesto bring restoration to families who are struggling.
CLIENT-CHOICE FOOD PANTRY: Over 4,100 families have become clients of the pantry. New families are added weekly. The choice of food includes: fresh meat, dairy products, canned goods, and fresh produce when in season. Also available are items such as toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, when available – baby food, diapers, wipes and formula.
CLOTHING PANTRY: The clothing pantry celebrated its 7th anniversary in November of 2017. We have been fortunate to supply clothing for newborn through adult sizes. We also have an “Interview Clothes” section for those who are going on job interviews. Our Annual Winter Coat Give-away (which includes hats, scarves, and gloves) is the second Saturday of November. In 2017 we gave away 722 winter coats. Christian counseling Bible Studies Resource Navigator
DAV: Disabled American Veterans has a representative who will meet with Veterans to insure they are receiving all of the benefits that they can receive. As the interview takes approximately 1 hour, please call and we will set an appointment time for you on a Saturday morning. (Do Not Have to Be A Pantry Client).
EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We have two (2) employment agencies who work with our clients to help them gain employment. Express Professional Employment and Work Skills
EASTER MEAL: We provided 10 pound hams and the fix-ins for Easter Dinner.
EASTER BASKETS: Easter Baskets are provided to the children of our clients.
FRIDAY EVENING MEAL: We provide a hot dinner on Friday evenings. The menu changes week to week. (meatloaf, ham, pulled pork, roast beef, chef salad, etc). We also have donated protein boxes donated by Starbucks that are given out. We are currently serving over 100 dinners per week.
HOT BREAKFAST: Every week we provide a hot breakfast to those in need. The breakfast includes: scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes or french toast, fruit, oatmeal, bagels, cream cheese, orange juice and coffee.
THANKSGIVING MEAL: 14 pound turkeys and all the fix-ins are given to families in need. Simply Fresh Market supplied the fresh vegetables, potatoes, cranberries, etc.
CHRISTMAS MEAL: 10 pound Hams and 14 pound Turkeys with all the fix-ins are given to families.
HALLOWEEN: Costumes, accessories and pumpkins (supplied by Simply Fresh) are given to children of our clients.
SCHOOL CLOTHES/BACKPACKS: New school clothes and backpacks filled with school supplies are given to clients children.
CHRISTMAS STORE: Every Friday and Saturday in December we offer our clients the ability to choose Christmas presents for their children. The children can go to a different room and select Christmas presents for their parents. We have wrapping stations so that all gifts are wrapped and ready for under the tree. This is made possible by donations from local merchants, the community, schools and Newcomers Club of Livingston County.
CONNECTED KIDZ: Connected Kidz is a DBA of Bountiful Harvest Inc. Jeff Hawk is the Director and Creator of this program. Fifth Graders have been the recipients of “free laptop computers”, preparing them for middle school, high school and their future. The recipient must be on the “Free or Reduced Lunch Program”. Comcast offers them Internet for a Flat $9.95 a month.