Guest Post by Lydia Conner, Summer Nutrition Intern

Hi everyone! My name is Lydia Conner, and I am the Summer Nutrition Intern at Gleaners Food Bank this year. I have spent this summer working with the Nutrition Manager, Sarah Huber, to grow and revamp the Summer Nutrition Club curriculum. As my time… Read More

Summer Hunger

"My two daughters and grandson live with me. Another relative, just 18 years old, was down on her luck and didn't have a job or a place to stay. I took her in, but I barely had enough money to feed my family… Read More

Gleaners Distributes Record 1 Million Pounds of Food

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana distributed a record amount of food this week. Between July 22nd and 26th, more than 1 million pounds of food was distributed through the distribution center, located on the southwest side of Indianapolis. The actual total tipped the… Read More

This is Life Living

"This is life living," one young man said as he took a sip of his mango smoothie, with a proud smoothie mustache. Our Summer Nutrition Club team, Sarah and Lydia, have been hard at work this summer to share fun lessons and teach… Read More

A Recipe from the Heart

Nutrition Manager, Sarah Huber sharing a lentil taco recipe at North United Methodist Church during a CARE Mobile distribution. Nutrition Manager and RDN, Sarah Huber, shared a tasty lentil taco recipe with CARE shoppers last weekend. Did you know, lentils are an easy… Read More

Meet YP Member Allison

What has been your favorite opportunity with Young Professionals so far? Meeting other young professionals who enjoy giving back and have a passion for driving down hunger in Indiana. Why did you decide to become a member? I was already actively volunteering at… Read More

Homeless not Hopeless

You might recall that just last summer, the Wednesday CARE Mobile location moved to Save-A-Lot, due to an increase in the number of neighbors served. CARE Pantry Program Associate, Brianna, shared a story from a woman she met at Save-A-Lot last week. "During… Read More

The Pulse on Pulses

Gleaners, along with many other food banks and food pantries, distributes large quantities of beans, peas, and lentils throughout the year. These foods, collectively known as pulses, are the dry, edible seeds of plants in the legume family, and they are versatile, affordable,… Read More