Greens, Glorious Greens

Written and Developed by Cathy Collins This past Saturday was a delightful treat for me and quite a few other people in our community. For the first time ever, one of our local pantries decided to open on Saturday afternoons. The impetus was the generous donations from our local farmers and Farmer’s Market vendors and […]

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The Fun Continues at SFSP

Submitted by Alli Turrell, Education Program Manager at Food Finders Food Bank The fun continues with the Summer Feeding Program! This week we have had some awesome meals including animal crackers with yogurt, and Doritos with black bean and corn salsa. Yum! And the kids love them. This week at our Claystone site, we’ve been […]

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Summer Food Service Off and Running

Submitted by Alli Turrell; Education Program Manager at Food Finders Food Bank We are just wrapping up the first week of our Summer Feeding Service Program in Tippecanoe County! Our 3 open sites, Claystone Apartments, Sunnyside Intermediate, and Bethany Presbyterian Church have had a busy week serving nutritious food and playing fun games with the […]

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Stamp Out Hunger Celebrates 21st Year in Greater Lafayette

“Food Finders Food Bank is raising their goal for this year’sStamp Out Hunger food drive. Each year hundreds of postal carriers and volunteers collect nonperishable food items to be donated to Food Finders Food Bank, which provides food to pantries and food-insecure residents in 16 counties. Last year’s daylong drive collected more than 63,000 pounds of food. […]

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Indiana Lawyers March Against Hunger for the 6th Year

MARCH AGAINST HUNGER A Call for all Lawyers! Attorney General Greg Zoeller will join forces once again in 2014 with the Indiana State Bar Association and Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH) for the sixth annual March Against Hunger food drive. March Against Hunger is a friendly competition between law firms to raise the most donations – either […]

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Josh Lindblom Foundation Presents Donation to BackPack Program

Major League Baseball pitcher, Josh Lindblom, was in town last Friday to present a check from his charity, the Josh Lindblom Foundation, to Food Finders Food Bank in support of the Food Finders BackPack Programs in Tippecanoe County. Josh and his wife Aurielle Lindblom presented a check for $40,000 to Food Finders Food Bank. The […]

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Hunger Hike Meets Goal!

After experiencing a $30,000 shortfall in September, fundraisers for the Hunger Hike raised $92,685, officials announced Monday. “To make up the shortfall, organizers sought grants and sent emails and letters to previous Hunger Hike donors,” said Joe Micon, executive director of Lafayette Urban Ministry, one of the beneficiaries. Thank you to our generous community for making this possible. […]

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Visiting the Frontlines of the Battle Against Hunger

[avatar user=”FFFBIntern” size=”thumbnail” align=”left”] Written by Kyle Fitzpatrick I think any fair minded individual will grant that, given the incredibly busy lives we lead as members of such a modern and productive society, it is perhaps too easy for one to forget that there are still hundreds of thousands of Americans who have limited access […]

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Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry

Hunting season is upon us in Indiana. Fortunately for local hunters, Indiana possesses an abundance of deer and through a newly-funded DNR program, these hunters can share that abundance with those in our community who struggle with not having enough food. This program, made possible through Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry and the Sportsman’s Benevolence Fund, […]

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