Story of Hope from Wine Women & Shoes

The 550 attendees of our 6th annual Wine Women & Shoes event in May had an opportunity to hear from Sydney Dressler, the site coordinator at the Barney Kroger School-Based Pantry at Daniel Webster Elementary School. Sydney shared a story about a family… Read More

Tomorrow’s Harvest: Giving Story

As you plan long-term legacy giving, please consider Gleaners and the impact your gifts could have on generations to come. “Gleaners Food Bank is one of the most efficient, productive and caring organizations in Indiana. We are truly blessed that they serve the… Read More

Closing the Meal Gap: Feeding More People Better Food More Often

A key goal in our strategic plan is to distribute 2.5 times the amount of food by 2023. It’s not just the amount of food, however, but also the nutritional value of that food. Fresh fruits and vegetables are a key component to… Read More

Minimizing Food Waste with Direct Agency Pickup

Grocery partners such as Kroger, Walmart, Aldi and others have long been the most generous food donors to food banks. With a 21-county service area, the number of stores with food available is vast. Thanks to a program called Direct Agency Pickup (DAP),… Read More

Nutrition Nudges – Healthy Pantry Initiatives

What are nudges? A nudge is a subtle environmental change used to influence consumer decisions. Imagine your experience through a supermarket or department store. There are dozens of “nudges” around the store that lead you to buy a product you might have otherwise… Read More

CARE Enters Fifth Year

Innovative partnership enters its 5th year. An anticipated 60-70,000 people will be served at 71 distributions this summer. 170,990 Marion County residents are food insecure. Over 46,000 Marion County children are hungry. In the past three years, more than 170,000 people have received… Read More