food banks

Food Banks Receive $300,000 In State Funding

Jul 26, 2019

Indiana distributed $300,000 to food banks across the state. The funding was was set aside in the new, two-year state budget passed earlier this year. 

Fresh Produce Drop For Food Banks Expand In Indiana

Oct 23, 2018
Some of the fresh produce recently saved in Indiana. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

A project to prevent fresh, healthy food from being wasted is expanding statewide. Food Drop builds off the success of an Indianapolis-based pilot.

Influx Of Holiday Food Donations Always Welcome

Nov 24, 2017

Indiana’s food banks serve at least 1.1 million people every year and an increase of food donations and drives help pack the pantries.

Gleaners Food Bank CEO John Elliot says around this season people become more sensitive to the hunger issue.

“You know we’ve got a truckload of hams coming in from Smithfield,” Elliot says. “This is the season when everyone thinks about others in need.”