The Food Pantry provides a three to five day supply of food to families in need once in a calendar month.
***PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON THE PROCEDURES BEING IMPLEMENTED WHILE THE MAIN OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED EFFECTIVE MARCH 23, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE....THE FOOD PANTRY WILL REMAIN OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS: COVID 19 OFFICE CLOSING PROCEDURES
***EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2019 THE NEW FOOD PANTRY HOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Food Pantry Days/Hours of Service: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Food Pantry is closed on Fridays.
Waiting Room: Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to line up to register and receive a number.
Food Pantry Requirements: Must be a resident of the Hammond, Highland, Munster, Griffith or Whiting area.
All clients must provide an Indiana State Issued Picture I.D. each time they come to the food pantry.
New Food Pantry clients are required to provide the following documents on their first visit in order to receive service (documents provided cannot be more than 30 days old):
*Indiana State Issued Picture I.D.
*Current proof of Address. Only one of the following will be accepted.
*Utility Bill (Nipsco, water/sewer, phone or cable/internet)
*Current lease (must be complete lease and signed)
*Township Trustee Printout (with current address listed)
*Welfare Printout (with current address listed)
*Proof of Household Size. You will be required to provide one of the following to show proof of each household member you are claiming:
*Social Security Cards
*Township Trustee Printout (listed all household members)
*Welfare Printout (listing all household members)