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Donate Food

At the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, our food donors form the backbone of our organization.  With the help of food donors, we're able to recover excess food to distribute to non-profit partner agencies with feeding programs.  Here's how to get involved...

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Come by the Food Bank any day, Monday through Friday, during business hours from 8 to 4:30pm.  Tell the receptionist you are here to make a walk-in donation. We will have someone help you unload your vehicle and prepare a donated product receipt for your records.

Are You In the Food Industry?

If you're in the food industry, strongly consider donating your overstocked or short-dated food.  Please contact our Food Procurement Manager, Victor Ortiz, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 219-980-1777 ext. 307. If you are in the restaurant or catering industry and would like more information on our Food Rescue program, in which we collect prepared, but never served, food and deliver it to local soup kitchens and after school program please also contact our main line at 219-980-1777.

Are You Interested in Organizing a Food Drive?

You can make a huge impact by donating food anytime of the year.  It's simple and easy. Just take a look at our information packet below, fill it out and fax it back to 219-980-1720.

How to Hold A Food Drive

For more information please contact the Food Bank.

Looking for Current Food Drives to Participate in?

Current Food Drives

Future Food Drives