Salt & Light: A Guide to Loving Northwest Indiana

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Food Pantries and Food Banks To conserve space, volunteer needs commonly needed across all food pantries and food bank will be listed here: ‹ Help with one of their many distribution days ‹ Assist in the sorting of donated items ‹ Donate food to help them accomplish their mission 5^^S 1P]Z ^U =^acWfTbc 8]SXP]P c c ^^^ MVVKIHURU^P VYN The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana was founded in 1982. It was originally a barn, but has grown into a facility that acquires, stores and distributes 4.7 million pounds of food throughout Lake and Porter Counties. 0]VT[ 5^^S <X]XbcaXTb c (UNLS -VVK 4PUPZ[YPLZ PZ H UVU WYVÄ[ UVU KLUVTPUH[PVUHS VYNHUPaH[PVU KLKPJH[LK [V WYV]PKPUN MVVK YLSPLM HUK ÄUHUJPHS support to communities throughout the United States. >_TaPcX^] 2PaT ?P]cah c :PUJL 6WLYH[PVU *HYL Z[HY[LK PU 4HYJO VM [OL` OH]L MLK WLVWSL HUK OH]L KPZ[YPI\[LK HSTVZ[ TPSSPVU pounds of food to all of Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois. The pantry is open on Monday and Wednesday from 9 AM till 1:30 PM. Friday 9 AM until noon.

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