Volunteers Share Experience In Cooking Skills, Nutrition

Our team caught up with three volunteers from this session of the Share Our Strength Cooking Matters program in partnership with Indy Hunger Network. This is a six week hands on cooking class for families in our community which helps them shop for… Read More

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Gleaners' Nutrition Manager, Sarah Huber (left) and Indy Hunger Network's Share Our Strength Cooking Matters Coordinator, Megan Songer (right) prep for the next class of Share Our Strength Cooking Matters students. Tamara was a graduate of our last Share Our Strength Cooking Matters… Read More

Turkey Tacos: A Cooking Matters Recipe

Want to try a Share Our Strength Cooking Matters program recipe at home in partnership with Indy Hunger Network? This family friendly Turkey Tacos recipe was a hit with our class! Try it! Ingredients: 1 med carrot or small sweet potato or zucchini… Read More

Share Our Strength Cooking Matters: Changing Diets and Improving Lives

On a recent February evening, a group of families gathered at the Cynthia H. Hubert Community Cupboard at Gleaners. They weren’t shopping for groceries. They were talking and laughing and cooking a meal together. Gleaners and the Indy Hunger Network launched the Share… Read More

Senior Shopping Day Sees Increased Numbers

On a particularly busy Senior Shopping Day in November, a handful of staff helped out over lunchtime. There were about 100 more seniors than on a typical day, and the volunteer shift ended at noon. Our pantry manager was momentarily short-handed. A client… Read More

Thanksgiving Spaghetti

On any given day at the Cynthia H. Hubert Community Cupboard, families come asking not for a hand out, but for a hand up. Recently, a young boy was overheard asking his mother if they could get more spaghetti. “It’s his favorite,” she… Read More

Cooking Matters Graduation

The Share Our Strength Cooking Matters program for adults course in partnership with Indy Hunger Network, took place once a week from July 11th- August 15th. In Share Our Strength Cooking Matters for Adults, students: Prepared delicious, new recipes in a fun setting.… Read More

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Emma playing in Rachel’s Corner, the children’s play area at Gleaners. This is only my second time coming to Gleaners. I’ve been working at a temporary agency, but when that position was over, I got let go. It seems like too many people… Read More

Record-Breaking Senior Shopping Day

Did you know that a recent report from the AARP Foundation, indicated that 13.55% of low-income Hoosiers 60+ are at risk of hunger? For 50-59 year olds at the same income level, the food insecurity number nearly triples to 33.29%. On the third… Read More

Gleaners Honors Retiring President/CEO Cindy Hubert

Gleaners Honors Retiring President/CEO Cindy Hubert Retiring President and CEO, Cindy Hubert, was honored by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana at its annual Gala on Saturday evening. Incoming President/CEO, John Elliott noted Hubert’s impact on hunger not just at Gleaners, but throughout the… Read More

Providing Food & Light at Community Cupboard

In July, Indianapolis Power & Light Company's (IPL) Energy Efficiency Team teamed up with Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana to distribute high-efficiency, light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs to families who utilized Gleaners' Community Cupboard. In just one day, IPL and Gleaners passed out… Read More