The KAIR Food Pantry is Stocked with Canned & Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

Food Pantry

New Clothing Items Arriving Daily

Resale Store

Volunteering is Our Way to Help Our Neighbors & Others!

Be A Volunteer

Welcome to Kalkaska Kair!

Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources (KAIR) is an all faiths, community based volunteer organization that provides practical assistance to the qualified elderly, frail, disabled, isolated and needy of Kalkaska County.  KAIR is supported by area churches, various businesses, and individuals in our community that help make our mission possible.

Please Note: KAIR food pantry services are curbside Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am to 3pm. If you are in need of food pantry services, please call 231-258-0060 Ext. 4 before 2:45 pm. We request you come to the food pantry lobby to pick up your food.

Located Downtown Kalkaska, 324 S. Cedar St., across from the Trout Fountain

Serving a Need, In Our Community

Special Thanks:

On behalf of the KAIR board and staff, we would like to offer our sincerest heartfelt thanks to the following supporters of our mission in our fight against food insecurity in Kalkaska & Antrim Counties!

Huntington National Bank
Facebook – @HuntingtonBank

TC Energy
Facebook – @TCEnergyCorporation

DTE Foundation
Foundation – Empowering Michigan

Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
Facebook-@Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation

4 Front Credit Union

Traverse City Pit Spitters

Detroit Tigers

United Way of Northwest Michigan

Rotary Charities of Traverse City

Bill Marsh Auto of Kalkaska

Northland Food & Family Center Kalkaska

Family Fare Kalkaska

Acme Meijer

Kalkaska Midas

Kalkaska GFL Environmental

Your support helps us feed 1,200 to 1,500 people in need each month and your generosity shall never be forgotten!  You are a true blessing to our community and the families we serve!


Hours of Operation:

  • Resale Store: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10am to 4pm
  • Food Pantry: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10am to 3pm
  • Client Services: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10am to 2pm.
  • Thrift Store & All Services:  Closed on Wednesdays.

Thank You

Your Patronage at KAIR Helped us Serve 1,200 People through our food pantry services and  community meal site distributing over 24,131  Pounds of Food in September 2023!

Thank You for Supporting Our Mission!

May God Bless You and Your Family Throughout the Year!

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