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Banta Senior Center

Government
60+ Hot Lunches Monday - Friday

Banta is a Northwest Indiana Community Action nutrition site that serves hot, nutritious lunches Monday - Friday at 11:15 am. Lunches are complimentary to anyone 60 and older, though a voluntary contribution of $1.50 is suggested. Reservations for the lunches must be made at least two business days ahead by calling (219) 462-1301. You do not have to be a Banta Senior member to partake in the lunch program.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 462-1301 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Brook United Methodist Church/ Brook Community Meals

Nonprofit
Community Meals

Community meals at Brook United Methodist Church (124 E Main St, Brook, IN 47922). Search Brook Community Meals on Facebook for event details.

Counties Served: Newton

Please call 219-275-3751 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

PAX Center

Church
Community Meals

COMMUNITY MEAL Sharing meals is an essential component of building families and communities. The Pax Center serves two community meals during the week, which are open to the public. Instead of a traditional soup kitchen, we try to provide a more nutritious three-course meal experience. HOURS Monday: 12-1:30 PM Wednesday: 5-6 PM

Counties Served: LaPorte

Please call (219) 575-7842 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St Vincent de Paul Our Lady of Sorrows

Emergency Food Assistance

Please call 219-759-3480 for assistance.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 759-3480 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

North Township Trustee

Government
FARMERS MARKET

Serving seniors age 55 and over and eligible clients during June, July & August. Must be a North Township resident only (Hammond, Whiting, Munster, Highland, East Chicago)

Counties Served: Lake

Monday through Friday
Food Assistance

No Kid Hungry

Nonprofit
Find Free Meals for Kids

Enter your address to find free, healthy meals being served by organizations in your community. We do not use your information for any other purpose than to locate food assistance. Visit www.nokidhungry.org/find-free-meals You can also find these resources by texting the word FOOD to 877-877. Data & message rates may apply.

Counties Served: Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Porter, Pulaski, Starke

Please call for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

North Township Trustee

Government
Food

Food provided for disaster situations,emergency needs, dietary restrictions and individuals that are ineligible for food stamps. Must be a North Township resident (Hammond, Whiting, Munster, Highland, East Chicago)

Counties Served: Lake

Monday through Friday
Food Assistance

Living Water Missionary Baptist Church

Food Assistance

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 853-9951 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Miller First Baptist Church

Church
Food Assistance

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents on the 2nd & 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 938-8126 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. John Bosco Church

Food Assistance

We serve only the Columbia Center Area (within the area defined by Columbia Avenue, Chestnut, 173rd and 175th) If you are within the area call 219-853-9552 Ext 318 and leave a message with your name, address, phone number, and number of people in your home. A volunteer will contact you about food pickup: it is available one timer per 30-45 day period, depending on family size.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 844-9027 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul, District Council of Gary

Church
Food Assistance

The SVDP District Council phone takes messages 24/7. Volunteers come in 3 days a week to catch up on calls. Leave your name and phone number on the answering machine and someone will contact you ASAP.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 845-7531 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. Bridget

Church
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 942-6441 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. John the Evangelist

Church
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 323-5205 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

First Contact Valparaiso

Church
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 462-8332 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

First Contact Portage

Church
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 764-7322 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

WIC - Lake Station

Nonprofit
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 962-4116 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

WIC - Crown Point

Nonprofit
Food Assistance

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 663-9279 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Center Township Trustee-Crown Point

Government
Food Assistance

The Trustee’s Office can provide a number of food assistances for those in need. Please see below for a listing. Again, if you should have any questions, please contact us at (219)663-0250. FOOD PANTRY - The Trustee collects and distributes food from its Food Pantry. Non-perishable items are collected and stored throughout the year. Special thanks to the Crown Point Fire Volunteer Inc and St. Mary’s Catholic Church for their annual food drives. FOOD ORDER ALLOTMENTS – The Trustee may provide assistance in obtaining food in the form of a grocery order redeemable at a local grocery. The food order allotments each household may receive is contained in Schedule "A" 2. Also, the trustee shall, whenever possible provide federal commodity and donated food items upon request of the applicant. The Trustee shall refer any individual or household before or immediately upon their application for food relief to the food stamp agency. FOOD ORDER LIMITATIONS – It shall be unlawful for the township to purchase out of the direct assistance fund food for an applicant or a household that is eligible to participate in the food stamp program. The township may purchase food for an eligible food stamp applicant or household only under any of the following conditions: (IC 12-20-16-6)

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 663-0250 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Eagle Creek Township Trustee

Food Bank

Contact township. Residents must fill out application and provide documents (bank statements, sources of income, Social Security number)

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 996-4572 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Valparaiso Christian Food Pantry

Church
Food Bank

Hours of Operation: Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. For more information about the pantry, you may call them at 219-465-0207. Inclement Weather If we are experiencing severe weather, this is the rule of thumb: If the schools are closed, the pantry is closed. * Make sure you check by calling the food pantry to confirm that they still are in operation and the hours have not changed.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 465-0207 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

North Township Trustee

Government
Food Delivery

Catholic Charities and North Township have partnered to provide delivery of food baskets to disabled and seniors 65 and older. Residents must live in the following cities to receive a delivery of food: East Chicago, Hammond, Highland, Munster or Whiting. If you have clients/residents that are seniors (65+) or disabled, please call 219-306-1344 to setup a time for delivery. Delivery will be available until March 31, 2020

Counties Served: Lake

Monday through Friday
Food Assistance

Remington Wolcott Community Development Corp.

Public
Food Giveaways

Drive-up food giveaways. Look up organization’s Facebook page for dates and details. Pickup address: Wolcott Christian Church, 124 W North St, Wolcott, IN 47995

Please call for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

God's Anointed Place (G.A.P) Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serves residents of Lake County on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Must provide proof of residence. Pickup times are based on your last name: A-F 3:30 G-L 4:15 N-R 5:00 S-Z 5:30

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 213-2837 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Gospel Truth Apostolic Ministry

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry distribution is by appointment only. Please call (219) 949-5433 for details and to make an appointment.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 949-5433 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Greater Destiny Bible Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serving Lake & Porter County residents every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30 to7:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

SUN
Food Assistance

Greater First Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serving Lake & Porter County residents every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:00 to 6 p.m. Must provide photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 378-0914 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Greater Works Prayer

Food Pantry

Serving Hammond residents every Tuesday and Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 852-0677 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Hammond Christian Reformed Church

Church
Food Pantry

Contact Dan at 219-845-5342 to discuss your needs and receive service.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 844-3331 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Hammond New Harvest Church

Food Pantry

2nd and 3rd Tuesday 9am-11am Bring ID or a piece of mail to prove residency

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 845-2056 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Healthier Living Charitables

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents every Wednesday from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Must provide a photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

SUN
Food Assistance

Christ Center Church Inc.

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Mission of Christ Center's Food Pantry offers a reassuring word and a box of groceries to help those who need food support for themselves and their families. IDs are required. Please call the church for days and times.

Counties Served: Lake

Food Assistance

House of Glory Word Outreach

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake and Porter County residents on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 392-1457 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Holy Spirit Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake and Porter County residents. Must provide proof of residence. Every week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 662-7424 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Gary residents every 3rd Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Must provide a photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 885-4014 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

No appointment needed. Access to the Food Pantry is through the rear entrance of the Federation building. Please bring a state ID showing residency in Lake, Porter, or LaPorte County, Indiana. Please call (219) 301-0960,

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

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Food Assistance

Light of Life Worship Center

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Lake & Porter County residents on the 2nd & 4th Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Proof of current address required first time attending

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 973-1202 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Masjid Al Amin Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents on the 3rd & 4th Saturday of the month from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Must provide a photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 949-1854 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

New Hope Church of God Food Pantry

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving residents of Porter County the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residence.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 759-1533 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Meek Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving East Chicago Residents on the 2nd & 4th Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 397-1084 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

The Church of Jesus Christ

Church
Food Pantry

We operate on the 4th Friday of every month from 5-7pm.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 204-0082 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving residents of Hammond on the 4th Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 931-4337 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

New Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Merrillville residents on the 1st Saturday of the month at 10:00 am. Must show photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 750-9773 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 10:0 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 949-4279 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving residents of Hammond on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month from 1:30 until the food is gone. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 932-5955 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

North Lake Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Must provide a photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 882-1223 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Open Door Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Gary residents every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 883-1110 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Community Services of Starke County

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Community Services of Starke County provides emergency food to households experiencing hardships. You can also make a donation to the food pantry, it may be tax deductible. Hours of operation are Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Courteous volunteers will assist you through the process.

Counties Served: Starke

Please call (574) 772-7070 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Operation Care

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and every Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

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Food Assistance

Peace Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide a photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 949-8470 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Project Love

Food Pantry

Serves South Lake County residents every Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Individuals can only be served once every four weeks. Must provide proof of residence.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 374-7312 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Ross Township Trustee

Government
Food Pantry

Qualified Township residents are referred to the Ross Township Food Pantry located at the St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral staffed by volunteers and funded entirely through generous donations.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 769-2111 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Life Church International

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving residents of Gary and Merrillville. Must provide photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 484-2227 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Seventh Day Adventist

Church
Food Pantry

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 844-8470 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Wonder Working Word Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry hours are every third Saturday from Noon to 3pm. Please call 219-554-0027 for more information.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 554-0027 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul-St. Casimir Conference

Church
Food Pantry

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 933-0100 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Sojourner Truth House

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

*Pantry hours of operations are Tuesday through Thursday – 9am until 11am and 1pm until 2pm

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 885-2282 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul-St. Ann Church Conference -

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Gary & Black Oak residents every third Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 924-4163 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul- St Edward Conference

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Tri-Creek residents every Thursday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Must provide proof of residence.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 696-7307 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul-St. James Church Conference -

Food Pantry

Serves Highland residents every Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residence.

Counties Served: Lake

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Food Assistance

Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Gary-St. Joseph Conference

Food Pantry

Food pantry serving residents of North Central Hammond every Monday and Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 845-7531 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Luke AME Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Lake & Porter County residents every 2nd & 4th Saturday from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 397-1626 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Mark AME Zion

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Lake & Porter County residents every 3rd Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 398-4653 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Mary Catholic Church

Church
Food Pantry

God’s Groceries Food Pantry is located in the House of Martha and Mary, the yellow house located on our Saint Mary’s campus – just southwest of the church. It is our joy to serve God’s Groceries to families who are in need. We welcome guests on the 3rd Saturday of each month, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and continuing until 10:00 a.m.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Please call (219) 663-0044 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Mary's of the Lake Catholic Church

Church
Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry distributes groceries / supplies to our community from Lessard Hall (next to the Church) on the 3rd Monday of each month from 9:00 AM to 1 PM. Must show proof of ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 938-1373 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Monica & Luke Catholic Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake County residents on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 883-1861 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Stanislaus Reformed Christian Church

Food Pantry

Please call the church for days and times.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 398-2341 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

St. Timothy Church

Food Pantry

Serves Griffith residents every 3rd Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 838-8379 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

The Church of God in Christ

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Must provide photo ID.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 949-2626 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

The Gate

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Our Soup Kitchen has been in full operation for the nearly 30 years. Every Saturday morning we serve a delicious meal made by our chef volunteers. Please call 219-933-7013 for days and times.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 933-7013 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

The Mission of Jesus Christ

Church
Food Pantry

Serves residents of East Chicago, Hammond & Gary every Wednesday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 398-7207 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Tri-Creek residents every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake

Sunday
Worship Services
Food Assistance

Van Buren Baptist Church

Church
Food Pantry

Serves Lake & Porter County residents; 2nd Saturday from 10am-12pm. Please call 219-886-2541 for details.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 886-2541 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Zion Temple Apostolic

Church
Food Pantry

Food pantry serving Lake & Porter County residents every 2nd Thursday of the month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Must provide proof of residency.

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

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Food Assistance

Pleasant Township Trustee

Food Pantry

Located in the back of: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 507 S. Rose Ave. Kouts, Indiana Hours of Operation Mondays 1pm-3pm (excluding holidays) Or call 219-766-3216 to schedule an appointment. MUST BE A PLEASANT TOWNSHIP RESIDENT

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 766-3216 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Rolling Prairie Food Pantry

Church
Food Pantry

Open Thursdays 8-12.

Counties Served: LaPorte

Thursdays
Food Assistance

Sacred Heart Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Food pantry service hours: Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Counties Served: LaPorte

Please call 219-575-8056 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Salvation Army Porter County

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry is available to anyone in our Porter County community who needs to supplement their groceries. Residents can get Food Pantry on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:00. We also distribute bread & pizza daily (subject to availability) during regular business hours, 9 AM - 4 PM. Donors include Strack & Van Til, Panera Bread, and KFC.

Counties Served: Porter

Monday through Friday
Food Assistance

Salvation Army Gary-Merrillville

Food Pantry

59% of people seeking food assistance choose between buying food and paying rent or mortgage. With CDC guidelines and best practices in mind, our food pantry remains open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Counties Served: Lake

M-F
Food Assistance

Salvation Army Hammond / Munster

Food Pantry

The Salvation Army of Hammond-Munster food pantry is open Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9 - 11:30 a.m.; and Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 - 3:30 p.m. Food boxes may include shelf-stable pantry items, breads, cereals, meat and other household necessities.

Counties Served: Lake

Monday - Friday
Food Assistance

Salvation Army East Chicago Corps & Community Center

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center at 219-398-2939

Counties Served: Lake

Monday to Friday
Monday to Friday
Food Assistance

Faith Harvest Food Pantry/Clothing Shop

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Search Faith Harvest Food Pantry and Clothes Closet -223 E. State St, Morocco, IN on Facebook for details.

Counties Served: Newton

Please call for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

PAX Center

Church
Food Pantry

The Pax Center Food Pantry is open to anyone that needs help with groceries. The Pantry is open every Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. A person does not need to be a resident of the City of LaPorte to receive help from the food pantry. HOURS Wednesday: 12-1:30 PM Thursday: 12-1:30 PM Saturday: 9-10:30 AM

Counties Served: LaPorte

Please call (219) 575-7842 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Catholic Charities of East Chicago

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Provides nonperishable food to people in need. Limited service area. Hours: Monthly 2nd Tues 2pm-5pm; 4th Tues 9am-noon. pantry@catholic-charities.org

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 397-5803 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Greater Hammond Community Services

Food Pantry

FOOD PANTRY DAYS/HOURS OF SERVICE: MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 11:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. - AND WEDNESDAY'S FROM 5 P.M. TO 7 P.M. FOOD PANTRY IS CLOSED ON FRIDAYS. WAITING ROOM: ARRIVE AT 10:30 A.M. TO LINE UP TO REGISTER AND RECEIVE A NUMBER. FOOD PANTRY REQUIREMENTS: MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE HAMMOND, HIGHLAND, MUNSTER, GRIFFITH OR WHITING AREA.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 932-4800 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Sorrowful Mother Church Food Pantry

Church
Food Pantry

For information contact Food Pantry Director Linda Duttlinger at: 219-828-7611. We aim to give food to everyone in need who visits our food pantry. You are welcome to come to our food pantry two times per month. All food is prepackaged and will be delivered straight to your car in our church parking lot. Hours are Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 828-7611 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Newton County Community Services

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Open every Wednesday from 8:30AM-11AM & 1PM-3PM. Each family may use the pantry once a month. More info here on organization’s Facebook page.

Counties Served: Newton

Please call 219-285-2246 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Helping Hands Food Pantry

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Helping Hands food Pantry is Open every 2nd and 4th Monday of every month 5-7

Counties Served: Porter

Please call 219) 241-0968 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Greater Grace Church

Church
Food Pantry

FREE FOOD & CLOTHES 2nd & 4th Tuesdays 5-7 pm CST With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 243-0701 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Christian Food Pantry

Church
Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Counties Served: Porter

Please call for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

The River Church

Church
Food Pantry

Food Assistance is available once a month and requires the filling out of a basic contact and income form. If you are not able to come to the food pantry on your own, you may fill out a proxy form for a family member or caregiver to pick up for you. We also offer deliveries once a month to the homebound. Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am Thursdays 3:30-5:30 pm Last Saturday of the Month 9-11 am

Please call (219) 285-2791 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Winfield Township Trustee

Government
Food Pantry

The Winfield Township Office runs the Food Pantry and offers emergency assistance to those in need. The Food Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Emergency assistance is available for Winfield Township residents in need. Assistance with utilities for Winfield Township residents is available for those who qualify. Winfield Township coordinates food baskets for the holidays for eligible Winfield Township residents. Donations from local business, churches, schools, service clubs, organizations, labor unions and generous local private citizens help us with providing holiday baskets. Donations are accepted every day, during business hours. Expired food cannot be accepted. Please call (219) 663-7027 for information about how you can support the Winfield Township Food Bank. To keep up-to-date with Winfield Township news, follow Winfield Township on Facebook.

Counties Served: Lake

M-Th
Friday
Food Assistance

Inner Mission Dream Center

Food Pantry

Counties Served: Lake, Porter

Tuesday - Thursday
Food Assistance

Hilltop Neighborhood House

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Hilltop Food Pantry partners with several local community organizations to help us serve approximately 1800 food insecure individuals per month year-round. For holidays, volunteers prepare food baskets for needy families to provide festive holiday meals. Coats, hats and gloves for children and adults are available during the cold winter months. School backpacks with supplies and vouchers for new shoes are provided for neighborhood children going back to school in the fall. Nutrition classes and recipes are offered periodically for adults and families.

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 477-4222 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Catholic Charities of Gary

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Provides one week supply of food. Clients are eligible to come once every two months. To inquire about food assistance, email: pantry@catholic-charities.org or call 219-397-5803 ext. 205.

Counties Served: Lake, LaPorte, Porter, Starke

Open Mon-Fri, closed for all major holidays
Food Assistance

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Church
Food Pantry

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 462-8207 x226 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Portage Township Food Pantry

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

One visit per week

Counties Served: Porter

Please call (219) 718-3781 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Salvation Army La Porte County

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

Food Pantry Hours are: Mondays 1pm-3pm, Tuesdays 10am-Noon, and Thursdays 4pm-6pm. For more information contact the Corps during Office Hours. Pet Food "upon availability" Wednesdays & Fridays 9-12 & 1-4. You will need to bring in your current valid Drivers License or State ID and a piece of mail with proof of address received within 30 days of your visit. Bread and other items are available to the public during office hours. COMMUNITY MEALS Community Meals are provided Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday nights beginning at 4:30 PM with a social time. “Soup Kitchen” meals are prepared by churches and other volunteer groups and served at 5:30. SENIOR LUNCH REAL SERVICES LUNCH program for seniors is served daily, Monday thru Friday. Doors open at 10:30 AM, lunch is a hot meal which is served at 11:30. Everyone aged 60 and above is welcomed for a nutritious meal and a time to share with other seniors. Donations for the cost of the meal are appreciated. Come early and stay afterwards for special programs for your health and for fun. For more information call Donna at 219-380-1711.

Counties Served: LaPorte

Please call (219) 326-5342 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Society of St Vincent de Paul-St. Thomas More

Church
Food Pantry

COVID-19 Update: Continuing to operate. For assistance, call 219-836-8610. After a short eligibility interview, if you are eligible, food is delivered to your home.

Counties Served: Lake

Please call (219) 836-8610 for hours of operation.
Food Assistance

Salvation Army East Chicago

Nonprofit
Food Pantry

The Salvation Army East Chicago Food Pantry is open Monday - Thursday, 9 - 11 a.m. Food boxes may include shelf-stable pantry items, breads, cereals, meat and other household necessities. Community Meals The Salvation Army serves a free, nutritious meal Monday - Friday for whoever chooses to join us. Lunch is served weekdays from noon - 1 p.m.

Counties Served: Lake

soup kitchen
Food Assistance

G.A.P Food Pantry

Church
Food Pantry

Second Wednesday of each month from 4-6pm

Counties Served: Lake

Second Wednesday of each month
Food Assistance