Join Us in Feeding the Fight

We are grateful citizens working together to provide meals to health care workers and first responders in the greater Kalamazoo area.

Frankly, I’ve been itching to do something as the health situation has spiraled downward and I know many others feel the same. This is it – Feed the Fight Kalamazoo.

Sally Hadden, Co-founder Feed the Fight, Kalamazoo

About Us

The Feed the Fight (FTF) program was created in Washington, D.C. by Elena Tompkins and is now sprouting branches around the country. 

Feed the Fight Kalamazoo, founded by Jodi Hope Michaels, Sally Hadden and Adam Strong-Morse is based on the Washington DC model to support the greater Kalamazoo area. This effort is built on a straightforward idea: the public donates money to FTF Kalamazoo, the money is used to purchase meals from local restaurants and then the meals are delivered to healthcare workers and first responders. The purchases support local restaurants while providing nourishing meals and a morale boost to those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the general public has a chance to demonstrate their gratitude while observing social distancing. 

Feed the Fight Kalamazoo operates under the fiduciary umbrella of Colleagues International, a Kalamazoo-based citizen diplomacy organization and 501(c)(3) non-profit.  Contributions to Feed the Fight Kalamazoo are tax deductible.

Participating Restaurants & Health Care Organizations

Restaurants

Interested restaurant owners willing to participate, please fill out this online form, and thank you!

Ample Pantry
Artisan Sandwich
Bab El Salam
Bangkok Flavor
BC Pizza and Subs
Bell’s Eccentric Cafe
Bilbo’s Pizza
Blue Plate
Bravo!
Brite Eyes Brewing
C&M Catering
Central City Tap House
Chau Haus Schnitzel Station
Chicken Coop
Chinn Chinn
ChocolaTea
Comensoli’s
Cove Lakeside Bistro
Curry in a Hurry

Fieldstone Grill
Fletcher’s
Food Street
Full City Cafe
Gorilla Gourmet
Hillside Indian Cuisine

J. Gumbo
Jersey Giant Subs
Kazoopy’s
Kelvin & Co.

La Cantina
LaFamilia Mexican Cafe
Louie’s Trophy House

Maggie’s Cafe and Catering
Main Street Pub West Main
Martell’s
Middle Eastern Appetite
MOMA (Market on Michigan Ave.)
Nick’s Gyros

Nina’s Cafe
Nisker’s Char-Grill Burgers
Oakwood Bistro
Old Goat

Olde Peninsula
Papa’s Italian Sausage
Premium Authentic Tamales
Presidential Brewing Co.

Quekas
Rykse & Co.
Sichuan Cuisine
Smoked Down BBQ
Studio Grill
Theo & Stacy’s
Top Shelf Catering
University Roadhouse

Walnut & Park Cafe
Wings Etc.

Zeb’s

Hospitals and Health Organizations

Bronson Methodist Hospital

Community Living Options

Family Health Center

Kalamazoo County Dispatch Authority

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

Life EMS Ambulance

Pride Care Ambulance

Residential Opportunities Inc.

Donors, Sponsors, and Acknowledgements

Major Donors

Hugh and Marion Beattie Fund of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Kalamazoo

Cristin Grove
Todd Kuhn
Kevin Lesperance

 

George Opdyke
Barbara & Preston Parish
Ben Pompey
Kimberly & Roger Stamper

Bonnie Sullivan
John & Lorrie VerSteeg

We give thanks to more than 200 individual donors who have contributed–large and small–to make Feed the Fight Kalamazoo a reality.

How We're Helping

Total Meals Delivered at the end of

4435 Meals

Week 6
We are especially grateful to the many volunteers who help make Feed the Fight Kalamazoo possible.

Get to know a little bit more about the people and processes that make it all possible.