Behind-the-Scenes at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

Behind-the-Scenes at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

Every day, the dedicated staff and volunteers at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana work to fight hunger and feed hope to neighbors in need across Lake and Porter counties. But what exactly goes into powering the Region’s only Food Bank and leading hunger-fighting organization? Check out the video below and take a behind-the-scenes look at how the staff, volunteers, and community work together to feed thousands of hungry individuals and families across the Region.Read more
Protein by the truckload fuels hope for hungry communities

Protein by the truckload fuels hope for hungry communities

On Tuesday, June 28, Dutch Farms, Inc. donated a truckload of 10,800 dozen eggs to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. The eggs will be distributed through the Food Bank’s 120+ partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other agencies and will provide 13,500 meals to individuals and families struggling with hunger across Lake and Porter counties. More than 100,000 people in Lake and Porter counties—or one in six—are considered food insecure, meaning they have limited or uncertain access to nutritionally adequate food at some point during the year. The Food Bank distributes more…Read more
The Soirée

The Soirée

You're invited to help fight hunger and enjoy some of the Region's best food, drinks, and entertainment                    BUY TICKETS                  Read more
Pantry on the Go

Pantry on the Go

Pantry on the Go kicked off its 6th year of fighting hunger and feeding hope in Northwest Indiana! Every week from March to December, Pantry on the Go serves up to 250 families by visiting locations across Northwest Indiana where assistance is truly needed. The program serves more than 350,000 meals annually by distributing proteins, grains, fruits and vegetables, and other food items to families in need.   Thanks to the continued support of your local McDonald's of Northwest Indiana, the program has been serving communities across Lake and Porter Counties since 2010. Hundreds of…Read more
Spread the Love

Spread the Love

A special thanks to all the individuals, schools, and groups that helped spread some love to their hungry neighbors across the Region by hosting a peanut butter drive this past February. Why peanut butter? The Food Bank distributes nearly 100,000 jars of peanut butter through the year! Packed with protein, peanut butter can give children, adults, and seniors struggling with hunger the energy they need to get through the day. It can also be kept for longer periods of time without spoiling, making it a great product for our partner food pantries. How can you…Read more
Host a Food Drive

Host a Food Drive

The Food Bank relies on the help and contribution of the community every single day to meet the needs of individuals and families across the Region. During the months of November and December more than 60 individual food drives were held across the Region to benefit the Food Bank! THANK YOU to every individual, group, and organization that helped fight hunger and provide meals to the many children, adults, and seniors struggling with hunger. But for nearly 100,000 folks in our community, hunger doesn't end with the holidays. It's never too late to get involved and host…Read more
Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays

Nearly 100,000 individuals in Lake and Porter Counties are considered food insecure, meaning they lack regular access to the good nutritious food they need. During the holiday season that need is even more apparent. Hope for the Holidays is an annual fundraising effort to meet this need and provide even more meals to the hungry kids, adults, and seniors across the Region. Breakfast Kick-Off WEDNESDAY, DEC 2, 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. | Round the Clock, Highland Join us at Round the Clock in Highland as we kick off this season's Hope for the…Read more
CSFP

CSFP

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program, is a federal program helping serve 640+ seniors in Lake and Porter Counties. Low-income seniors are encouraged to call the Food Bank for more information about the enrollment process and distribution sites. Learn More.Read more
League of Hope

League of Hope

The Food Bank’s newest honor society, League of Hope, recognizes leaders in the community who give $1,000 or more annually. Contact us today to learn more about annual gifts or planned giving.Read more
Volunteer at the Food Bank

Volunteer at the Food Bank

Join the thousands of individuals who help sort and pack food at the Food Bank of NWI each year. Volunteerism is a great way to give back to your community. At the Food Bank, you’ll know that you are helping people in your own community. Follow the Volunteer tab on our website to register as a volunteer.Read more