Asking for Help at 94: The New Face of Hunger

Robert Herrmann, 94, shops at the Rushville Mobile Pantry in May. Nearly 5 million older adults face hunger in the United States every day. If that number surprises you, you likely aren’t alone. On a recent visit to a Mobile Pantry in Rushville,… Read More

Nancy’s Story

*Photo from a Gleaners Mobile Pantry distribution, not from story. Nancy’s family recently moved to Indiana to help care for her sick mother. When they arrived, Nancy’s husband found out that the job he secured had less than half the hours he was… Read More

A Story from IMPD’s Josh Barker

The CARE Summer Mobile Pantry program kicked off last Monday, at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church. This program runs from June 4 - August 25, and would not be possible without all of our wonderful partners from the Indianapolis Public Safety Agencies: IMPD, Indianapolis… Read More

Second Grade Students Making A Difference for CARE Mobile Pantries

"Late Friday afternoon, I received a call from a teacher at Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School. Their 2nd grade class had raised money at a bake sale and the teacher said it would mean a lot to the children if someone from Gleaners could come… Read More

Gleaners and Mayor Joe Hogsett to Kick Off CARE Mobile Pantry Summer Program

CARE Mobile Pantries saw a 60% increase in individuals served in 2017. An anticipated 60-70,000 people will be served at 71 distributions this summer. 172,000 Marion County residents are hungry. Nearly 50,000 Marion County children are hungry. In the past three years, more… Read More

GLEANERS RECEIVES MORGAN STANLEY GRANT TO EXPAND PROGRAM DELIVERING NUTRITIOUS MEALS TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana today announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School-Based Pantry Program. Employees from Morgan Stanley’s Indianapolis branch volunteered at Gleaners as part of Morgan Stanley’s “Feeding Kids Around the Clock” initiative, 24-hours of… Read More

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