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About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.

Our mission: Lead the fight against hunger.
Our vision: Food for every table. Hope for every future.

The simple fact is this: 1 in 7 people in central and southeast Indiana relies on Gleaners and our agency partners for food assistance. By collecting, storing, and distributing food to those in need, we work to reduce and eliminate hunger. Until every bowl is filled.


On a yearly basis, hundreds of thousands of hungry Hoosiers depend on food and other critical grocery products provided by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Gleaners supplies items to hunger relief agencies and schools throughout 21 counties in central and southeastern Indiana.

Gleaners was founded in 1980 and is a member of Feeding America the nation’s food bank network.  Since its inception, Gleaners has distributed over 360 million pounds of food and critical grocery products to nearly 600 hunger relief agencies and partners serving needy Hoosiers. In addition to food distribution to agencies, we serve our most vulnerable populations through specialty programs such as School-Based PantriesMobile PantriesSummer Meals for Kids, and Senior Hunger Initiative Programs.