Who Supplies the Food

Who supplies the food?

who supplies the food

(Percentage of Food Assistance in 2013)

CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions - Provides home-delivered meals and more for seniors.

Gleaners Food Bank - Secures, stores and redistributes donated food to over 350 Hunger Relief Agencies in central Indiana.

Indiana School Breakfast and Lunch Program (Free and Reduced School Meals) - National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a Federal entitlement program open to public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. The USDA designed the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to meet the needs of children who arrive at school hungry.

Meals on Wheels - Serves the Greater Indianapolis-area home-bound seniors and disabled individuals.

Second Helpings - Specializes in food rescue, culinary training and providing hot meals to congregate feeding sites.

SNAP - Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, formally known as food stamps, provides food assistance to low-income people and families living in the United States. In Indiana, the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) is responsible for ensuring the federal regulations are implemented and consistently applied in each county.

St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) - Operates the largest food pantry in the Midwest.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) - A nationally recognized nutrition program supporting pregnant and nursing mothers and their infants. In Indianapolis, it is operated by the Marion County Health Department.

***Many other community organizations contribute as well, including food pantries, soup kitchens, community gardens, and lots more!