Hungry and hopeful, now employed and empowered

"We had a new family visit our food pantry for the first time. While waiting, the mother asked me if there were any job openings here at the school. We helped get her set up with an application and within 2 weeks she… Read More

Food Bank of the Future Spotlight: Nourish

Our clients deserve the same healthy food options available to all families. It’s a matter of dignity, respect and opportunity. As we focus on Nourish, we’ve set a high bar for not just the quantity of food we provide, but for the nutritional… Read More

Gleaners Honors Outgoing Board Members, Welcomes New Board Members and Elects Board Officers at Annual Meeting

Board meeting was open the public, and included a “year in review” with program impacts, financial updates and future plans under the new strategic plan Eight new board members welcomed Board officers elected Four outgoing board members recognized Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana… Read More

Gleaners Food Bank Statement Regarding SNAP Rule Changes

On the occasion of USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue’s visit to Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana offers the following statement regarding USDA funding of hunger relief efforts, including the recent SNAP rule changes. The statement may be attributed to John Elliott, President/CEO. “Last… Read More

Red Nose Day and Feeding America Support Hoosier Children

Thanks to a generous grant of $10,000 provided by the Red Nose Day Fund and Feeding America, Hoosier children in central and southeast Indiana will be provided with food through Gleaners BackSacks program. The grant will provide critical sustaining support to the 1 in… Read More

Holiday Food Safety Tips

Written by Sarah Huber, RDN, Nutrition Manager From freshly carved turkey and gravy to beautifully decorated gingerbread cookies, the holidays are filled with a variety of special foods and traditions. No one wants to miss out on celebrations with loved ones because of… Read More