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

Nancy's Story

*Photo from a Gleaners Mobile Pantry distribution, not from story. Nancy’s family recently moved to Indiana to help care for her sick mother. When they arrived, Nancy’s husband found out that the job he secured had less than half the hours he was… Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: David and Debbie

David and Debbie have been volunteering with Gleaners since 2013. To date, they have over 1,000 hours of volunteer service between them. David helps out in our on-site food pantry each week by stocking shelves and assisting clients with food selection. Debbie helps… Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Week Spotlight: Dayton

Dayton has been volunteering with Gleaners since January 2017. To date, he has nearly 500 hours of service. He is our top-earning volunteer this fiscal year so far. Dayton volunteers in our Kroger Reclamations area weekly and helps scan donations, unload trucks, and… Read More

Monrovia Pantry Brings Joy To Local Families

It has been a little over a year since the Bulldog Blessings Pantry opened at Monrovia High School, thanks to a generous Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Morgan County and the support of the Morgan Stanley Foundation and Feeding America. Those who have helped make this pantry… Read More

PARTNER HIGHLIGHT: AMERICAN DAIRY ASSOCIATION INDIANA

Guest post by: Deb Osza, General Manager, American Dairy Association Indiana The holiday season has passed, but that’s no reason to forget about our hungry friends and neighbors. As we set our personal goals for 2018, let’s not forget to help Gleaners towards… Read More

Spotlight on Ripley County

Photo in Batesville, Ripley County via Debbie Blank|The Herald-Tribune In November, Gleaners’ staff, including President/CEO John Elliott, had an opportunity to visit Ripley County and the well-managed Batesville Food Pantry. Ripley is one of 21 counties that rely on us as a partner… Read More

Fill a plate for Kameron, Don, Krystle, and Emma

If you have not yet made a gift to feed our hungry neighbors, then I’ll be direct: Now is the time. Over the course of the year, we’ve told you about Don, a military veteran who relies on the Cynthia H. Hubert Community… Read More

The Most Meaningful Gift

Storytelling is a compelling part of life at Gleaners. We share many client stories with you in these pages and via email and social media. Sarah Estell, our Senior Director of Communication and Digital Fundraising, was on her way home at the end… 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

New Laptop Will Help Improve Reporting

Sarah uses her laptop to pull all of the pounds and runs reports for Gleaners Programs & Agency Relations metrics. The system refreshes each time she runs a report in order to get the most recent data available. It previously took up to… Read More

Don

Don is a proud Army veteran who visits the Community Cupboard. After serving our country in Vietnam, he thought the worst was behind him. Then came a crippling back injury at work. “I had to find a way to feed my family,” said… Read More

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Development Team Driving Significant Organization Growth

Staff added in individual, corporate and foundation giving. Increasing number of hungry Hoosiers and opportunities to incorporate more nutrient rich fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy into food distributions lead to increased funding needs. Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana has announced a new team… Read More

Feeding the hungry: A daily challenge that shapes our future

Last week, the U.S. Census released its latest demographic and economic data for local communities; unfortunately, it includes another grim set of poverty statistics for Indianapolis.  While many of us are planning holiday get-togethers and gift exchanges, a growing number of our neighbors… 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

Gleaners Announces New CEO

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Chairman of the Board of Directors Jamie Browning announced the retirement of President & CEO, Cindy Hubert. After serving with distinction for 6 years, Cindy has informed the board that she intends to retire at the end of… Read More

Welcome New Board Members and Officers!

INDIANAPOLIS – Gleaners Food Bank is honored to welcome four new members to the board of directors. The new board members, Troy Riggs, Greg Fennig, Georgiana Reynal and Patty Turner are business executives who come from a variety of private-sector, nonprofit and government… Read More