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FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19

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We are doing our best to update the Community Compass app, but during this current crisis, many food assistance programs are closing or changing their operations. Please consult this page for our most recent updates, and contact pantries or meal sites directly to see hours, locations, and policies. Additionally, if you want to apply for SNAP (food stamps) and need assistance, please call Gleaners’ SNAP Hotline at 317-644-1280.

Please note that this list has been compiled to the best of our knowledge and might not be comprehensive; in addition, this list focuses on Indianapolis. For information on food resources throughout Indiana, see the Food Assistance Availability Map. For information on other resources available in Indianapolis during this time, see the Resource Guide compiled by the City of Indianapolis.  For information about other resources throughout the state, please call 2-1-1.

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 1:00 PM

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MARION COUNTY

If you are in need of food assistance and are elderly, pregnant, immunocompromised, or have been told by a physician to stay home, you may be eligible for you may be eligible for home delivery of food pantry items, prepared meals, or shelf-stable meals. At this time, this program is only available for Marion County residents. To request home delivery, call 317-742-9111 or text “Gleaners” to 55433. 

Need a ride to the grocery store? Use Lyft code FEEDINDY to get $1 rides to and from your nearest eligible store. (Valid for up to 8 rides. Rider will pay the first $1, and the City will cover up to $9 – anything over $10 will be charged to the rider. Rides must begin or end at a grocery store in Marion County that accepts SNAP.)

The following food pantries are CLOSED:
Community Tuesdays at the Damien Center
Lawrence Caring Center at Lawrence Church of God
Mt. Carmel Church
Northside New Era
Officer David S. Moore Food Pantry
Second Chance Restoration Pantry
St. John Missionary Baptist Church
Trinity C.M.E. Church

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN. (For hours and eligibility information, please use Community Compass.) 
Andrew’s Harvest at Christ United Methodist Barnes United Methodist Church
Billie’s Food Pantry
Boulevard Place
Breeding Tabernacle CME Church
Brightwood Community Center
Brookside Community Church Food Pantry
CAFE
Capitol City Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Cathedral Kitchen at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral
Catholic Charities Indianapolis
Central Christian Church
Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Food Pantry
Chapel Rock Christian Church
Charity Church Ministries, Inc.
Christ Church Apostolic
Church of the Living Water
Community Outreach Ministry Eastside
Cupboard of Lawrence Township
Crooked Creek Food Pantry
Cynthia H. Hubert Community Cupboard at Gleaners Food Bank
Deliverance Temple
Diversity Church
Eagle Creek Community Church
Eastern Star Food Pantry
Edna Martin Christian Center
Emmaus Lutheran Pantry
Faith United Church of Christ
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center at Crooked Creek
First Baptist Church
Fletcher Place Community Center
Galilee Baptist Church
Garfield Park Baptist Food Pantry
Gleaners Food Bank CARE Mobile Food Distributions
Glendale Seventh-Day Adventist
God’s Bounty Food Pantry
God’s Grace Community Church
Hornet Pantry
Hunger Inc Food Pantry
HVAF of Indiana (Open to veterans only)
ICAN Food Pantry
IMCA Food Pantry at Masjid al-Fajr
International Gateway Community Food Pantry at New Wineskin Ministries
James R. Dalton Food Pantry
Joseph Plan Food Pantry at Eagle Creek Church of Christ
Life Church Fishers
Light of the World Christian Church
Linwood Christian Church
Love Center at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church
Lut’s Pantry at Masjid al-Mumineen
Lynhurst Baptist Church
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center
Metro Baptist Center
Nazarene Baptist Church
New Direction Church
New Revelation Christian Church
No Questions Asked Food Pantry at The Church Within
Northside Baptist Church
Northside Food Pantry at Second Presbyterian
Old Bethel Food Pantry
One Body Ministries
Popsie’s Pantry at Jewish Family Services
Project Love (Horizon Christian)
River of Life Church
The Rock MBC
Salvation Army Food Pantry – Broad Ripple
Salvation Army – Eagle Creek
Servant’s Heart of Indy
Share Food Pantry
Sharing Place Food Pantry
Tuxedo Park Pantry
Vineyard Life Church
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
The Storehouse Food Pantry at Westside Episcopal Community Center

The following organizations are offering food (grab-and-go meals) to youth ages 18 and under:
Indy Parks After School Meal Program – click here for updated locations and times
Indianapolis Public Schools – available for IPS students only. Click here for updated locations and times.
Pike Township schools – click here for updated locations and times
Washington Township schools – click here for updated locations and times
Lawrence Township schools – click here for updated locations and times
Warren Township schools – click here for updated locations and times
Decatur Township schools – click here for updated locations and times

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:
Fletcher Place Community Center (Monday & Wednesday 9 AM – 4:30 PM, Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 AM – 3 PM, and Friday 8:30 AM – 11 AM).
Community Center Bread Distribution at 709 S. Lynhurst Dr. (Mon.-Sat., 12 PM -6 PM)
Lynhurst Baptist Church (Wednesday, 4 PM – 6 PM)

BOONE COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN:
Caring Center
Giving Tree Food Pantry
Gleaners Food Bank mobile pantry – Boone County Fairgrounds 
Love Inc Food Pantry 
Society of St. Vincent de Paul – St. Joseph Church 5 Loaves 2 Fish Pantry
Zionsville Food Pantry at Zionsville Presbyterian Church

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:
Lebanon Boys & Girls Club 
Lebanon Community of Shalom


HAMILTON COUNTY

For updated information and locations, please visit the Good Samaritan Network website. 


HANCOCK COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN:
Angel Connection 
Fortville United Methodist Church
Gleaners Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry
Groceries of Grace and Grace Garden
Hancock County Food Pantry
Love Inc of Greater Hancock County
Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist Church 
Vineyard Community Church at Mt. Comfort
Wellspring Food Pantry at Brandywine Church

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:
Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen


HENDRICKS COUNTY

For updated information and locations, please visit the Hendricks County Food Pantry Coalition website. 


JOHNSON COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN:

Berean Baptist Food Pantry
Edinburgh Food Pantry
Gracepoint
Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County
Kic-It Food Pantry
Lord’s Locker
Mt. Pleasant Church Impact Center
Our Lady of Greenwood
The Refuge
Salvation Army Food Pantry – Greenwood
The Social of Greenwood
St. Francis and Clare Harvest Food Pantry
Vineyard CARE Center

The following meal sites are OPEN to the public:

Center Grove Church
Franklin Grace UMC
Grace United Methodist
Greenwood Christian Church
Greenwood United Methodist
Honey Creek United Methodist Church
Mt. Auburn United Methodist
Stones Crossing Church
Turning Point Church


MORGAN COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN:

Bulldog Blessings
Churches in Mission
Morgantown Food Pantry
Mt. Olive United Methodist Church

SHELBY COUNTY

For information on food assistance programs in Shelby County, see the Pantry Pals. For other community resources in Shelby County, click here.