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Rescuing Nutritious Foods

Written by Sarah Huber, RDN, Nutrition Manager at Gleaners Food Bank Every year, approximately 40 million Americans face the challenge of not having enough nutritious food to live an active, healthy life. At the same time, an average of 197 million pounds of… Read More

Statement on the Passing of Senator Richard Lugar

The following statement may be attributed to John Elliott, President/CEO of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. “We join our fellow Hoosiers, the nation, and the world in mourning the passing of Senator Richard Lugar, a tireless champion of the hungry and marginalized throughout… Read More

Helping Bridge the Gap

It’s spring – finally! The birds are singing, gardens are waking from a long winter’s nap and schoolchildren are counting down the days to summer break. While this is a joyful time for many, for others, summer can bring uncertainty and anxiety. During… Read More

Fight Hunger Story

*Photo from Feeding America, not from story.  "I had a new student who had been sick for several days, and came back to school on a Thursday despite still not feeling well. When I asked him why he came back to school if… Read More

Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

One in eight Americans in communities across the U.S. struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including 1 in 6 Hoosiers right here in Indiana. To raise awareness and combat the issue, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Feeding America® and Gleaners Food… Read More

Offering Food and Hope for Veterans

"I've received SNAP benefits in the past, but it's been a while. I have trouble getting [reliable] transportation and haven't been able to make it to an office to re-apply. After I pay my rent each month, I only have a couple hundred… Read More

Eat Your Greens!

After a long wait through the cold, bitter winter, spring has finally arrived! Here in Indiana, it’s the perfect time to enjoy longer days, warmer temperatures, and everything GREEN! Many different green vegetables enter their peak season in April, May, and June, so… Read More

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