If you are in need of food and you live in Northwest Indiana, there are
many food pantries you can go to for assistance. The main resource for
food pantries is the
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. They provide food to 90 local
pantries. But Indiana pantries can help you out with more than just
food. Each one varies, but you can also find baby food and diapers,
health products, cleaning supplies and more!
But you MUST be at
150% or more below the poverty level in Indiana.
Below is a
chart of the national poverty levels for individuals and family.
||Family of Four
2006 Poverty Level
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To find a food bank near you and its' hours of operation call the Food
Bank of NWI
at: (219) 980-1777
2248 W 35th Avenue Gary, IN 46408