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Indiana Food Bank Directory

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Looking for a Food Bank in Indiana? Here’s a directory (and some upcoming events), courtesy of Feeding America:

Bloomington: Hoosier Hills Food Bank  

Location:
2333 West Industrial Park Drive
PO Box 697
Bloomington , IN 47404
Contact:
julio@hhfoodbank.org
Phone :
812.334.8374
Website:
www.hhfoodbank.org

Evansville – Tri-State Food Bank
801 E. Michigan Street
Evansville , IN 47711-5631

Contact: 812.425.0775
Mary Blair (mblair@tristatefoodbank.org)
www.tristatefoodbank.org

30 Ways In 30 Days to make a difference – Sept 1

September is Hunger Action Month and we need your help to end hunger in the tri-state. What will you do to help end hunger in the tri-state?
1.Donate food and funds
2.Volunteer at Tri-State Food Bank, or a local food pantry, soup kitchen, or shelter.
3.Organize events and fundraisers.
4.Advocate -Raise your voice for hunger relief with your friends, neighbors, and elected officials.
 
You can help end hunger in our community—every action you take helps provide food and hope to your neighbors in need.

Fort Wayne – Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc.

999 East Tillman Road
P. O. Box 10967
Fort Wayne , IN 46855 

 Northeast Indiana Town Hall Meeting: Hunger and its Solutions – Sept 9
Join us for a Town Hall Meeting on Hunger in NE Indiana. Area experts will address: the state of hunger and hunger relief in NE IN hunger; hunger and its impact on education, health, and the economy; how one community responded to increasing hunger; the federal and state legislative view of hunger relief; and the role business and agriculture can play in feeding northeast Indiana’s hungry. The public is invited and encouraged to participate that evening with their questions and ideas.
Starts:
Sept 9, at 7:00pm
Foodbank:
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Location:
University of Saint Francis North Campus Building

  

USF Feeds the Fort – Sept 9
This community-wide food drive will help raise needed food and funds to help feed hungry people in northeast Indiana. To donate drop-off non-perishable food items in non-breakable containers to barrels on the University of Saint Francis campus located on Spring street in Fort Wayne. Or visit www.chfb.org to donated money to purchase specific food items via the CHFB Virtual Food Drive.

Starts:
Sept 9 

Foodbank:
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
 
Location:
2702 Spring Street
 
About Hunger and Resilience: Photographs and Audio Stories by Michael Nye – Aug 28
An emotional exhibit created by the artist who traveled around the United States for over four years capturing stories of people who have been touched by hunger. The exhibit will open with a free reception that is open to the public on August 28, 7-10pm (Hors d’oeuvres & cash bar). The artist will present a lecture prior to the reception at 6pm in the North Campus at the University of Saint Francis located at 2702 Spring Street. The exhibit will run through September 26th. Gallery hours: M-F, 9a-5p; Sat., 10a-5p; Sun., 1-5p.
 
Starts:
Aug 28, at 6:00 PM
Foodbank:
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
 
Location:
University of Saint Francis

Gary – Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

2248-50 W. 35th Avenue
Gary , IN 46408-1849 

Contact: 219.980.1777
msikesfbnwi@yahoo.com
 

www.foodbanknwi.org/
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana 30 days, 30 ways Calendar

Give a Little Feed a Lot Mobile Pantry with Jewel-Osco – Sept 9
We are holding a mobile pantry from 7AM to 10AM in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco store in Dyer, Ind. Last year we served 1,000 people at this event and are looking to feed the same, if not more, people this year. Anyone in need of food assistance from Lake or Porter Counties can attend. All that’s needed is a valid photo ID. Volunteers and donations are welcome. Please contact the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana for more details.  

Starts:
Sept 9, at 7-10 AM
Foodbank:
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana
Location:
805 Joliet St.
46311
Contact:
Megan Sikes (msikes@foodbanknwi.org)
Phone :
219-980-1777
Website:
http://www.foodbanknwi.org

Indianapolis: Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. 
Location:
3737 Waldemere Ave.
Indianapolis , IN 46241
Contact:
dwilson@gleaners.org
Phone :
317.925.0191
Website:
www.gleaners.org
Hunger Action Month Calendar:
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. 30 days, 30 ways Calendar

Lafayette – Food Finders Food Bank Inc.

50 Olympia Ct.
Lafayette , IN 47909
kbunder@food-finders.org 765.471.0062
www.food-finders.org
Food Finders Food Bank Inc. 30 days, 30 ways Calendar   

Local Mobile Pantry in Lafayette – Sept 9
See Food Finders in action! Mobile Pantry in Riehle Plaza downtown Lafayette – presented by Advantage Title.

 Starts:

Sept 9, at 11 AM
Foodbank:
Food Finders Food Bank Inc.
Location:
200 N. 2nd Street
47901
Contact:
Beth Lagaveen (blagaveen@food-finders.org)
Phone :
765-471-0062

Borders Bookstore Benefit Days – Sept 13
Borders Bookstore is holding two Benefit Days on September 13-14, where a portion of all sales will benefit Food Finders. Print voucher at www.food-finders.org.

Starts:

Sept 13
Foodbank:
Food Finders Food Bank Inc.
Location:
348 East State Street
47906
Contact:
Kim Motuliak (kmotuliak@food-finders.org)
Phone :
765-471-0062
Website:
http://www.food-finders.org

Hunger Hike Walk/Run presented by Bison Financial – Sept 19
Join us Sunday September 19th for Hunger Hike, an annual event to help feed the hungry!   

Starts:
Sept 19, at 12:30 PM
Foodbank:
Food Finders Food Bank Inc.
Location:
200 N. 2nd Street
47901
Contact:
Danielle Goldberg (dgoldberg@food-finders.org)
Phone :
765-471-0062
Website:
http://www.lafayetteurbanministry.org/hike.html

 


Muncie – Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana

 WIPB & MutualBank donate to Second Harvest – Sept 1

For every gift WIPB receives between September 1 – October 31, MutualBank will donate 6 meals to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana. For more information, email Lori Georgi at lgeorgi@bsu.edu.

  Starts:

Sept 1
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Contact:
(lgeorgi@bsu.edu)

Cassella’s Kitchen Food Drive – Sept 2
During the month of September, customers who doanted 5 or more non-perishable food items will receive 20% off at Cassella’s Kitchen.

Starts:

Sept 2, at AM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
401 South Walnut Street
47305
Phone :
(765) 289-8980
Website:
http://www.cassellaskitchen.com

Chamber After Hours – Sept 9
Celebrate Hunger Action Month by networking with your local business friends at a Chamber After Hours hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana on Thursday, September 9th, from 4:30-6:30pm. Cultivate contacts as you meet and mingle with Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Members. See our new office space and pack BackPacks of food for hungry children. Discover opportunities to collaborate with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana. RSVP to Lena Smekens at (765) 287-8698 x105 or lsmekens@curehunger.org.  

Starts:
Sept 9, at 4:30-6:30 PM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
6621 North Old State Road 3
47303
Contact:
Lena Smekens (lsmekens@curehunger.org)
Phone :
(765) 287-8698 x105

Culver’s Day in Anderson – Sept 16
Print a flyer from our website (www.curehunger.org) and join us at Culver’s on Thursday, September 16. 10% of sales that day will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana.

Starts:

Sept 16, at AM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
6386 S Scatterfield Road
46013
Phone :
(765) 640-5158

Muncie Symphony Orchestra Brunch and Concert – Sept 19
The Muncie Symphony kicks off their season with brunch and concert on Sunday, September 19. Brunch is $30 and tickets are available from the Symphony office. The concert at 3:00pm is free to donors of Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana. Just call Lena Smekens, (765) 287-8698 or lsmekens@curehunger.org, to receive your free ticket to the concert. Concert attendees may help pack BackPacks of food for children during intermission.  

Starts:
Sept 19, at 3:00 PM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
Emens Auditorium
47306
Contact:
Lena Smekens (lsmekens@curehunger.org)
Phone :
(765) 287-8698 x105

Jay County Hunger Forum – Sept 21
Jay County Hunger Forum Sponsored by Jay County Hospital and Second Harvest Food Bank Tuesday, September 21, at 5:30pm Jay County Hospital Conference Room A & B. Communicate hunger trends & receive feedback from participants. 

Starts:
Sept 21, at 5:30 PM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
500 W. Votaw Street
47371
Contact:
Lena Smekens (lsmekens@curehunger.org)
Phone :
(765) 287-8698 x105
Website:
http://www.curehunger.org

Million Meals Press Conference – Sept 23
A press conference will be held at Second Harvest Food Bank on Thursday, September 23 at 2:00pm. The Indiana Pork Producers and the Indiana Soybean Alliance will present the food bank with our share of the Million Meals donation from the Pork Producers. The public is invited. Please RSVP to Lena Smekens, lsmekens@curehunger.org or (765) 287-8698 x105. 

Starts:
Sept 23, at 2:00 PM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
6621 North Old SR 3
47303
Contact:
Lena Smekens (lsmekens@curehunger.org)
Phone :
(765) 287-8698 x105

Macy’s Day of Giving – Sept 25
Buy a pass for $5 on Satuday, September 25 or Sunday, September 26 and receive 20% off your purchases that day and again on October 16. Second Harvest Food Bank staff will be on location at the Muncie store selling passes.  

Starts:
Sept 25, at AM
Foodbank:
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana
Location:
3501 North Granville Avenue
47303
Contact:
Susan Land (sland@curehunger.org)
Phone :
(765) 287-8698 x109

South Bend – Food Bank of Northern Indiana702 South Chapin Street
South Bend , IN 46601-2804
jowilliams@feedingamerica.org

2010 Hunger Scramble Golf Tournament – Sept 13
Join us at the 2010 Hunger Scramble to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Indiana on September 13, 2010 at Knollwood Country Club in Granger, IN. For $125 per person and $500 per team, receive 18 holes of championship golf and shared cart, box lunch, beverages, buffet dinner and awards ceremony, player bag and MORE! Opportunities to win golf contests with 4 Hole-In-One opportunities, a Longest Drive, Closest-to-the-Pin, Putting Contest and ProPack Shootout. Great golf and travel prizes, including one participant getting to take a shot at $1 million dollars! Register online at http://golfdigestplanner.com/16076-FBNIHungerScramble or call the Food Bank at 574-232-9986  
Starts:
Sept 13, at 11 AM
Foodbank:
Food Bank of Northern Indiana
Location:
16633 Baywood Lane
46530
Contact:
Jon Williams (jowilliams@feedingamerica.org)
Phone :
574-232-9986
Website:
http://www.feedindiana.org

Terre Haute – Terre Haute Catholic Charities

1356 Locust Street
Terre Haute , IN 47803
jetling@catholiccharitiesterrehaute.org  
812.232.1447

Hunger Action Month Breakfast – Sept 23
Breakfast to raise awareness about hunger in the Wabash Valley. We are inviting donors, clients, member partners, and the general public to join us. Tours will be available upon request. Breakfast and tours will be available from 9:30 – 11:30 am.   

Starts:
Sept 23, at 9:30 AM
Foodbank:
Terre Haute Catholic Charities
Location:
1356 Locust St.
47807
Contact:
Tom Kuhl (tkuhl@catholiccharitiesterrehaute.org)
Phone :
(812)235-3424
Website:
http://www.catholiccharitiesterrehaute.org


Non-Indiana Food Banks Serving Hoosiers
Dare to Care Food Bank
Location:
5803 Fern Valley Road
PO Box 35458
Louisville , KY 40232-5458
Contact:
stan@daretocare.org
Phone :
502.966.3821
Website:
www.daretocare.org

Freestore Foodbank  
Location:
1141 Central Parkway
Cincinnati , OH 45202
Contact:
bmacconnell@freestorefoodbank.org
Phone :
513.482.4500
Website:
www.freestorefoodbank.org
Hunger Action Month Calendar:
Freestore Foodbank 30 days, 30 ways Calendar

Source: Feeding America   

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