3 02, 2020

Helping Our Senior Neighbors


"I deliver a box of food to a homebound senior who is raising her teenage granddaughters and is currently recuperating from heart surgery. The woman did not want to have her grandkids come to the pantry and was embarrassed to take the help. It took some convincing but we were able to leave the [...]

Helping Our Senior Neighbors2020-04-09T14:27:33+00:00
30 05, 2019

Partners in the Fight Against Senior Hunger


Feeding America recently released an updated State of Senior Hunger. Did you know that across the United States 1 in 12 seniors are food insecure? In Indiana, 7.9% of seniors are food insecure, with that number jumping to 9.5% in Indianapolis. Indy is home to the 11th worst food insecurity rate for seniors of [...]

Partners in the Fight Against Senior Hunger2020-04-09T14:28:04+00:00
25 03, 2019

Spotlight on Senior Hunger


In Gleaners’ 21-county service area, more than 50,000 senior citizens are faced with food insecurity. Living on fixed incomes with increasing medical expenses, prescription costs and the high cost of assisted-living and long-term care, seniors are among the most vulnerable we serve. According to Feeding America, the rate of hunger among those age 60+ [...]

Spotlight on Senior Hunger2020-04-09T14:28:04+00:00
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