Help us provide for the basic needs of individuals and families living in our community by donating bedding, clothing,
and other needed items. Click for details.
Please call ahead if you have a large donation to see if room is available in our sorting area.
Thank you for considering BACN for your financial gift! Gifts can be made on this site either on a one-time basis, or recurring gifts can also be established.
A gift supporting BACN’s work can be a wonderful way to recognize an important individual or life celebration. When making your gift online, there is a place to add gift “notes”, to let us know if this is a gift:
In Memory of a loved one
In Honor of someone
To recognize a birthday, anniversary or other special event
Please provide the name and address of anyone you’d like to know you have made this gift (we send notification and our appreciation, but do not share the gift amount).
We gratefully accept gifts of sales from stocks and IRA distributions. (Forms for both of these gift methods are available to download and print here.)
Donate in Remembrance of a Loved One – to Honor Friends, Family, or Others – to Recognize a Birthday, Anniversary – or for another Special Event
The Impact of Your Gifts
Did you know BACN takes no direct state or federal assistance? We operate solely from the generosity of those dedicated to helping their Neighbors. The new facility provides opportunities to increase our outreach, and every single gift of every size is appreciated and needed for that work.
What does your gift provide? Here is a sample of what can be done in 2023 dollars:
$25—25 pounds of fresh Sweet Potatoes
$100—85 bags of Brown Rice or Cans of Peaches
$500—750 cans of Black Beans or Whole Kernel Corn
$1,000—1,000 cans of Chicken/Noodle Soup
$2,500–$2,000 jars of Peanut Butter
$10,000—One month of Total Food Purchases
- If you’d rather not donate online, gifts can be mailed to BACN, PO Box #93, Benzonia, MI 49616. Please include a note if the gift is in memory or in honor of a special person or occasion
Your generous donation helps provide welcome support to neighbors in the area.
We welcome your gifts! Your contribution to Benzie Area Christian Neighbors will help support a whole and healthy community. We offer many programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and help families move toward self-sufficiency, including adult education, computer literacy, and utility assistance, as well as a food pantry and clothing center.
You can contribute on-line via PayPal or mail a check to Benzie Area Christian Neighbors, PO Box 93, Benzonia, MI 49616.