HOBART | The National Association of Letter Carriers branch of Crown Point, Lowell and Hobart will be collecting nonperishable food items on Saturday for the Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger food drive.
MERRILLVILLE | The law firm of Burke Costanza and Carberry received the Attorney General's Cup from Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Friday for its contributions in the fifth annual March Against Hunger food drive.
While charitable giving increases towards the end of the year as important community needs are showcased, such needs continue all year long.
Offering perspective on today's issues
This Thanksgiving, as we stuff first the turkey or stovetop and then ourselves, we must recognize that thousands in Northwest Indiana don't have enough to eat.
The efforts to feed the hungry in Northwest Indiana have improved over the years.
PORTAGE | Three years ago, longtime elementary school teacher Lil Falk saw the effects of hunger in her classroom.
Anton Means, left, Aunt Millie's Bakery key account manager, and branch manager Scott Foreman unload some of the 3,600 loaves of bread that were donated Wednesday to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana in Gary.
Volunteer Jacob Budzowski wheels in some of the 3,600 loaves of bread that were donated Wednesday to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana in Gary.
HOBART | A Food Bank of Northwest Indiana representative is scheduled to speak about the needs of area families at the Hobart chamber's noon luncheon Wednesday.
In Angie Williams' ideal world, no one would go hungry.
Every day, my office phone, cellphone and email are filled with distress messages from people reaching out for resources to ease their desperate situations.
GRIFFITH | A Griffith business is offering customers a break if they help stock the shelves of a local food pantry.
PORTAGE | The number of residents served by the Portage Township Food Pantry continues to grow, but officials know they're only reaching a fraction of those who need help.
HOBART| Blastcamp, a Hobart-based paintball field, is doing what it can to help by partnering with the Hobart Food Pantry to collect nonperishable food.
HOBART | Hobart Kiwanis members collected more than 2,300 bags of food during a recent community drive, chairman Larry Barrasas said.
Northwest Indiana McDonald's Operators are partnering with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to help fight hunger in underserved communities throughout Northwest Indiana.
PORTAGE | Manufacturer Cargill provided thousands of dollars recently to support the reopening of a food pantry at the Spring Valley Homeless Shelter.
PORTAGE | Postal carriers will be doing more than dropping off mail Saturday.
LANSING | Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this week canceled an appearance at a Milwaukee food bank to honor his end of a bet with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker over the Super Bowl playoff face-off between the Bears and Green Bay Packers.
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