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Food Bank Of Northwest Indiana

Region’s first school food pantry to expand the fight against hunger

HAMMOND | The first school food pantry in Northwest Indiana will be unveiled at noon Friday at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s Quentin P. Smith Student Lounge (Student Activity Center).

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Canstruction competition will will create “Superheroes Against Hunger”

GRIFFITH | Lake Area United Way and United Way of Porter County, in cooperation with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, are hosting a “Superheroes Against Hunger” Canstruction Competition.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

Canstruction food drive to benefit local pantries

Giant hot dogs, Slinkies, Chuck Taylors and pharaohs have been built with nothing more than stacks of canned goods.

June 19, 2014 12:00 pm

Zoeller recognizes local law firm for donations

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller recognized Merrillville law firm Burke Castanza & Carberry for its contributions to the sixth annual March Against Hunger food drive. 

May 27, 2014 2:00 pm

Free food distribution scheduled Wednesday at Salvation Army

GARY | A Pantry on the Go event is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at The Salvation Army, 4800 Harrison St. in Gary.

May 22, 2014 12:05 am

Mobile food pantries available in Chesterton and Hammond

Free food will be distributed at upcoming Pantry on the Go events.

May 11, 2014 12:05 am

Summer Care & Share food drive continues until May 31

To combat hunger issues for local children, The Times Media Co. and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana have collaborated on the Summer Care & Share food drive.

May 11, 2014 12:05 am
TBLA students conduct food drive to help needy families

TBLA students conduct food drive to help needy families

GARY | At Thea Bowman Leadership Academy, April's character trait is "caring."

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Food bank sets out to assist more children

The leader of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana said she was shocked to see the number of local children facing food insecurity charted in the Map of Meal Gap 2014 study.

April 26, 2014 12:00 pm
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Pantry on the Go

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Pantry on the Go

Kathy Barreiro, of Lake Station registers with program manager Chandra Dixon from The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana as the food bank holds its first Pantry on the Go on Friday at the American Legion Post 100 in Lake Station. The mobile food pantry stepped in when the Lake Station Food Pantr…

April 25, 2014 3:58 pm
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Pantry on the Go

Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Pantry on the Go

Tricia Sheaks and Steven Hardin of The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, help distribute food Friday during the food bank's Pantry on the Go offering at American Legion Post 100 in Lake Station. The mobile food pantry stepped in when the Lake Station Food Pantry suspended services last week in…

April 25, 2014 3:58 pm

Food bank offers special distribution for Lake Station residents

LAKE STATION | The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana will offer a special food distribution today for Lake Station residents in need of food assistance.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

Study: Thousands face hunger issues in NWI

A national analysis of hunger issues shows nearly 16 percent of the population in Lake and Porter counties faces food insecurity.

April 22, 2014 6:30 pm

Food distribution available Wednesday at Hobart Elks

HOBART | Free food will be distributed from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday during a Pantry on the Go event at the Elks Lodge, 3580 W. 61st Ave. in Hobart.

April 20, 2014 12:05 am

NWI students can apply for stipends; 20 will be granted

Graduating high school seniors from Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties can apply for a scholarship program offered by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators.

April 19, 2014 12:05 am
Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

GARY | Food Bank of Northwest Indiana officials collected nearly 82,000 eggs Wednesday, and they didn't have to hunt for them.

April 16, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Antoine King prepares some of the 82,000 eggs donated Wednesday by Dunkin' Donuts and America's Egg Farmers for delivery to local pantries and other organizations at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Jason Nichols, from Creighton Brothers Farm, speaks during a news conference Wednesday at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana as food bank Executive Director Arleen Peterson, right, listens. Dunkin' Donuts and America's Egg Farmers donated nearly 82,000 eggs to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Victor Ortiz, food procurement manager for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, guides Steven Hard, with operations for the food bank, as they unload some of the 82,000 eggs Dunkin' Donuts and America's Egg Farmers donated to the food bank Wednesda. The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana is one o…

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Nearly 82,000 eggs donated to food bank

Steven Hard unloads eggs donated Wednesday by Dunkin' Donuts and America's Egg Farmers to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am
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