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Giving Tuesday Donors Volunteer to Assemble BackSacks

On November 29th, 2016, Gleaners participated in Giving Tuesday and invited those in our 21 county service area to take the BackSack Challenge in a goal to provide 10,000 BackSacks to hungry Hoosier kids. Thanks to a generous match from our friends Sandor Development and our Giving Tuesday donors, Gleaners not only met but exceeded

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 are living paycheck to paycheck – or even meal to meal. More

Gleaners Hosts First School Based Pantry Conference

The Youth Programs Team at Gleaners Food Bank hosted our first School-Based Pantry Conference on Monday, November 14th from 8-11:30am. The conference was a great opportunity to learn best practices, tour Gleaners facilities, and hear from guest speakers. This conference allowed for new connections and time to discuss all of the wonderful things our School-Based Pantry program can offer. Our School-Based pantries are

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. Elects New Board Members at Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2016 CONTACT: Sarah Estell | sestell@gleaners.org Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Elects New Board Members at Annual Meeting   INDIANAPOLIS – The Board of Directors of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana elected three new members at its annual meeting on November 1st. In addition, officers were elected for the 2017

Share A Meal | City Barbeque

Share a meal with Gleaners anytime on Tuesday 11/1 at City Barbeque in Carmel, Fishers, or Greenwood! ·     When: All day! Tuesday November 1st ·     Where: Three City Barbeque Indy locations in Carmel, Fishers, and Greenwood ·     How: Just print and bring a copy of the flyer below and City Barbeque will donate 25% of you bill to Gleaners *Dine in or