Food resources

Resources with this ICON have Spanish translations | Recursos con ES tienen información en español.


Community Compass

This app helps you find free meal locations and groceries nearest to you. Download the app on your smartphone by visiting the App Store or Google Play. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can use any mobile phone to text the word “hi” to 317-434-3758 to find assistance.


Food location map

Families—this is a great resource from Chalkbeat Indiana if you’re looking for the nearest place to find meals. Their interactive map will allow you to search for your address and find Indianapolis food distribution sites by time of day. It has both an English and Spanish version.


Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Through this page, you can select your county and view the current mobile pantry distribution schedules.


Indianapolis Public Schools meal locations

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) has a new meal distribution schedule for families starting April 6, which includes the addition of dinner to the menu. Prepackaged meals are now only distributed on Mondays and Wednesdays.


IPS and Gleaners Join Forces to Feed Students, Families

IPS has partnered with Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc., to provide additional nutritional support for all IPS students and families in central Indiana during the COVID-19 health crisis. IPS buses will pick up and deliver Gleaners’ meal packages to 25 locations throughout the city. The food will be available for pick up between 4-6 P.M. on Mondays and Fridays. Families will receive one 17-pound box of food, which includes a variety of non-perishable meal-making items to supplement their daily nutrition. Identification is not needed.


Indy Parks and Second Helpings

Indy Parks is offering free meals to kids 18 and under and Second Helpings is providing sack lunches for adults.


MLK Center

The MLK Center is offering food delivery for individuals in need in the Midtown area of Indianapolis, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please complete this form before 8 a.m. on the day you need delivery to have enough food delivered to your home for a few days. They are also supplying diapers when available and vegetables for starting a garden. If you are out of the area, they will refer you to other food resources.


Shepherd Community Center

Shepherd Community Center is providing income assistance and drive-thru/walk-thru sack breakfasts and lunches from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for children and families. The demand is so high that they will begin offering dinner options soon.


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