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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 AUGUST 10, 2020 8:13 AM

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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:

Most school-based food pantries
Cathedral Kitchen at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral
Community Tuesdays at the Damien Center
Hunger Inc Food Pantry
Lawrence Caring Center at Lawrence Church of God
Messiah Missionary Baptist Church
Mid-North Food Pantry (closed 8/10 due to weather)
Midwest Food Bank popup distributions closed
Mt. Carmel Church
Northside New Era
Northwood Christian Church
Officer David S. Moore Food Pantry
Second Chance Restoration Pantry
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
St. John Missionary Baptist Church
Trinity C.M.E. Church
Tuxedo Park Pantry
Vineyard Life Church

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

Andrew’s Harvest at Christ United Methodist
Barnes United Methodist Church
Billie’s Food Pantry
Boulevard Place (New hours: Wed. 10 AM – 12 PM, Thurs. 2 PM – 4PM, Sat. 10 AM – 12 PM).
Breeding Tabernacle CME Church (Wednesdays at 12 PM)
*Brightwood Community Center
*Brookside Community Church Food Pantry (Hours: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 10 AM – 12 PM; Registration required: call 317-636-7808 ext 101 or visit https://rock.bccindy.org/foodpantry)
CAFE (Gleaners distribution site – Mondays 2 PM – 4 PM)
Capitol City Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Catholic Charities Indianapolis
*Central Christian Church
*Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Food Pantry
Chapel Rock Christian Church
Charity Church Ministries, Inc.
*Christ Church Apostolic (by appointment only; call 317-514-3688)
Church of the Living Water
*Community Outreach Ministry Eastside
*Cupboard of Lawrence Township
*Crooked Creek Food Pantry (Wed 9:30am-12pm & 1pm-3pm; Thurs 9am-12pm & 1pm-3pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm & 1pm-3pm)
*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 (New hours: Mon.-Fri., 11 AM – 3 PM)
Emmaus Lutheran Pantry
Faith United Church of Christ
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center at Crooked Creek
First Baptist Church
Fletcher Place Community Center (Open Mon., Tues., Thurs. 1 PM – 3 PM for zip code 46203)
Galilee Baptist Church
Garfield Park Baptist Food Pantry
Glendale Seventh-Day Adventist
*God’s Bounty Food Pantry
God’s Grace Community Church
*Hornet Pantry
*Healthy Harvest Market (Limited supply; take-home produce packs available to children)
*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 (New hours: open April 15th, & 29th)
*Love Center at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church
Lut’s Pantry at Masjid al-Mumineen
Lynhurst Baptist Church
*Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center (Open Wed. 12:30 PM)
Metro Baptist Center
*Mid-North Food Pantry (closed 8/10 due to weather)
Nazarene Baptist Church
New Direction Church (Sat. 8 AM – 10 AM)
New Revelation Christian Church
*No Questions Asked Food Pantry at All Souls (Open Mon. & Thurs. 5 PM – 6 PM)
*No Questions Asked Food Pantry at The Church Within (Mon., Thurs., Sat. 12 PM – 2 PM)
Northside Baptist Church
*Northside Food Pantry at Second Presbyterian (New hours: closed on Thursdays; open Tues., Wed., Sat.)
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 (Open Sat. 10 AM – 12 PM)
*Salvation Army Food Pantry – Broad Ripple (New hours: Tues. & Thurs., 10 AM – 12 PM)
*Salvation Army – Eagle Creek
*Servant’s Heart of Indy
Share Food Pantry
*Sharing Place Food Pantry
Shepherd Community Center
Shepherd’s Storehouse at Ritter Avenue Free Methodist
*Sonny Day Community Center
Southwest Church of the Nazarene (Every other Friday, 10 AM – 12 PM)
St. Anthony & Holy Trinity Food Pantry (Open Fridays 1 PM)
*St. Vincent de Paul Client Choice Pantry
St. Christopher Catholic Church Food Pantry
The Storehouse at Westside Episcopal Community Center
*St. Phillips Episcopal Church Food Pantry (New hours: Wed. & Fri. 5 PM – 6 PM)
Tuxedo Park Baptist
Valley Mills Christian Church (open Fridays 9 AM – 12 PM)
Wallace Street Food Pantry
*Westminster Neighborhood Services
Westside Church of the Nazarene

The following organizations are offering food (grab-and-go meals) to youth ages 18 and under:
Healthy Harvest Market (M-F, 10 AM – 6 PM)
Indy Parks – click here for updated locations and times
Indianapolis Public Schools – click here for updated locations and times
IPS & Gleaners (boxed groceries) – click here for updated locations and times
Pike 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 (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

*Giving Tree Food Pantry (New hours: 2nd & 4th Tues. 1 – 3 PM, 2nd and 4th Thurs. 4:30 – 6:30 PM)
*Love Inc Food Pantry (New hours: Mon. 7:30 AM – 6 PM, Tues.-Thurs. 10 AM – 4 PM; Must call ahead at 765-482-6144)
*New Beginnings

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:

Lebanon Boys & Girls Club (Monday – Friday 4 PM – 6 PM) 

HAMILTON COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

*Angels Attic
*Bethel Lutheran Food and Baby Pantry
*Bread of Life Pantry
*Carmel Friends Church (New hours: Wed. 6 – 11 AM)
*Carmel United Methodist Church (Mon. 1PM – 5PM, Tues. 1PM -7PM, Wed., Thurs., Sat. 9AM – 1 PM)
*Grace Church Care Center (New hours: Mon. & Tues. 5 – 8 PM, Wed. 10 AM – 1 PM; also serves Northern Marion County; Order online at http://gracechurch.us/carecenter)
Noblesville Township (New hours: Wed. & Thurs. 9 AM – 4 PM; Noblesville residents only)
*Sacred Heard of Jesus Food Pantry
*Sally Burton Food Pantry

*Storehouse Food Pantry Amo
*St. Vincent De Paul (New hours: Wed. 10 AM – 1:45 PM & 6:30 – 7:45 PM, Sat. 9 AM – 12 PM)
*White River Christian Church Food Pantry

HANCOCK COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):

Hancock County Food Pantry

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:

Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen


HENDRICKS COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

*Hazelwood Christian Church
*Hendricks County Senior Services Senior-Friendly Food Pantry (Appointment only for Seniors 60+)
*Mills Creek Support Center
*Shared Blessings Food Pantry
*Shepherd’s Shelves
*St. Stephens Lutheran Food Pantry (New hours: Every 4th Saturday)
Stilesville Christian Church

JOHNSON COUNTY

The following food pantries are CLOSED:

Greenwood Christian Church
The Social of Greenwood (Closed until June 1)

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

*Berean Baptist Food Pantry
*Edinburgh Food Pantry (Also serves Shelby and Bartholomew counties)
*Gracepoint
His Hand Extended Food Pantry
The Impact Center
*Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County
*Kic-It Food Pantry (New hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM; call before arrival)
*Mt. Pleasant Church Impact Center
Lord’s Locker
Our Lady of Greenwood
The Refuge (new hours: Tues & Thurs. 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)
*Salvation Army Food Pantry – Greenwood
*St. Francis and Clare Harvest Food Pantry
*Vineyard CARE Center (New hours: open Monday only, 5:30 PM – 7 PM)

The following meal sites are OPEN (grab-and-go meals) to the public:

Grace United Methodist (Friday, 5 PM – 6:30 PM)
Greenwood United Methodist (Tuesday, 11 AM – 1 PM)
Mt. Auburn United Methodist (Thursday, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM)
Stones Crossing Church (2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM)
Turning Point Church (Tuesday, 5 PM – 7 PM)
Tabernacle Christian Church (Wednesday, 5 PM – 6:30 PM)


MORGAN COUNTY

The following food pantries have confirmed that they are OPEN (note some changes in hours):
*drive-through or grab-and-go pantry

*Bulldog Blessings
*Churches in Mission
*Morgantown Food Pantry
*Mt. Olive United Methodist Church (Open 4/13 & 4/24, 4 PM – 7PM)

SHELBY COUNTY

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