The Food Bank of Northern Indiana’s Healthy Mobile Market will be in Hamlet tomorrow morning. Those in need of assistance will be able to get fresh food items and dry goods free of charge. They will be available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Individuals are asked to bring their own bags or boxes.Continue reading
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana’s Healthy Mobile Market will be in Hamlet this week.Continue reading
Nearly 13 percent of Northern Indiana residents suffer from food insecurity; that’s approximately 279,240 Hoosiers!
Such a startling statistic reflects that you may have neighbors, friends or family members who suffer silently as they wonder where their next meal will come from.
In order to assist those in need, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana will have their mobile food pantry at the Knox United Methodist Church this Friday. Continue reading
Indiana’s food banks were recently given $300,000 from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Locally, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, which serves Marshall, Starke, and four other counties, was given just over $36,000. Food Finders Food Bank, whose 16-county territory includes Pulaski and Fulton counties, has gotten nearly $29,000.
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is bringing its mobile food pantry to Hamlet this month. A “healthy mobile market” will be held Friday, June 15 from 10:00 a.m. to noon CDT at the James R. Hardesty Hamlet-Davis Township Fire Station.
The Healthy Mobile Market will be making a stop in North Judson tomorrow to assist local families in need of food assistance. From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana will have their mobile unit stationed in the North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School parking lot.
The service is provided free of charge for families in need but it is first come, first served based on available product while supplies last. Bring along bags or boxes to transport items home. Items that will be offered include frozen and canned meats including ham, whole chicken, hamburger as well as canned fruits, flour, fresh cheese and more.
The Food Bank provides SNAP Outreach at all healthy mobile markets. If weather conditions are inclement or product is unavailable, there is a possibility of cancellation. Location is also subject to change.
Are you having trouble making ends meet? No need to worry about affording groceries this week because representatives from the Food Bank of Northern Indiana will be making rounds in the area providing food to less fortunate Indiana residents.
This Mobile Food Pantry works on a first come, first served basis. The only requirements needed are a valid Indiana driver’s license or ID and bags or boxes to carry your food.
Any Starke County resident who needs water can pick up what they need at Community Services of Starke County during business hours. Executive Director Joan Haugh says the Food Bank of Northern Indiana dropped off eight skids of water after learning a number of families are without water due to frozen pipes. Community Services of Starke County is located at 311 East Culver Road in Knox and is open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Water will be given out on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.
NIPSCO employees recently held a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.
In addition to the many pounds of food collected, the employees will be presenting a grant to the Food Bank worth $7,500 which will help provide 60,000 meals to area families.
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana has released the Mobile Pantry on the road and one of its stops will be at the First Pentecostal Church of Knox.
Fresh perishable items and dry goods will be distributed for free on Thursday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to noon CT. You can get produce, grains, dairy and meat for free on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to bring bags or boxes to carry items home.
As part of a company-wide initiative spanning all of their territory, NIPSCO has marked the completion of a very successful employee giving campaign, including a monetary donation to the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. NIPSCO’s donation will provide up to 12,000 meals to Elkhart, Kosciusko, La Porte, Marshall, Starke, and St. Joseph County homes.
The Community Services of Starke County was recently chosen Agency of the Year.
The Food Bank of Northern Indiana recently presented a plaque to Community Services of Starke County Program Coordinator, Cecilia Torres-Bowman.
Community Services of Starke County Food Pantry currently serves over 250 families a month, a huge jump from serving 150 families in January of 2010. The pantry has matched the government commodities by 240% in 2011 and has been able to operate the food pantry through the generous donation of time and labor from volunteers.