Ralph and Marciel Werking Food Pantry @ Northwood


The Food Pantry is open Saturday mornings from 9:30am to 11:30am. (excluding holidays)

The food pantry @ Northwood is currently funded and staffed in partnership with First Meridian Heights Presbyterian Church, but is always open and welcoming to anyone wanting to volunteer. Volunteers are asked to arrive 1/2 hour before and stay 1/2 hour after food pantry. If you would like more information about how you can volunteer please contact the church at 317-283-1352.

For information on other food pantries in your area call 211 or go to www.connect2help211.org.

In an effort to provide items not typically supplied by food pantry's, Northwood encourages not only CASH DONATIONS but collection of an "ITEM OF THE MONTH".  In Partnership with First Meridian Heights Presbyterian Church, Northwood members and those wishing to donate, we ask for your help in collecting the following items:

September/October: Plain Rice (1 or 2 lb. bag/box; Dish Soap (regular size bottle)                                                     November/December: Spaghetti (1 lb. box/bag); Men's Razors (disposable) & Women's Hygiene Supplies                   January/February: Peanut Butter (16 oz jars); Laundry Soap (no giant containers)                                                               March/April: Canned Pasta with Meat (e.g. spaghetti O's, Mini-raviolis): Bath Soap (bars)                                                            May/June: Canned Fruit; Toilet Paper                                                                                                                                             July/August: Chunk White Chicken in water (5 oz cans); Diapers (newborn thru size 6)

What is Fresh Bucks?

Fresh Bucks helps Hoosier families eat healthy while supporting local farmers. Fresh Bucks is a SNAP incentive program used at Indianapolis area Farmers’ Markets and grocery stores. A SNAP user’s benefits go further by doubling purchasing power, up to $20, on fruits and veggies, nuts and seeds, herbs, mushrooms, and edible plants that you can take home and grow your own produce.

Mobile Pantries

2018 C.A.R.E. Pantry Program

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Summer Food Service Program

Food that's in when School is Out!

The Summer Food Service Program for 2018

2018 SFSP Sites for All Indiana Counties

Program Mission

The Summer Food Service Program for Children (SFSP) was created to serve nutritious meals to children when National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program meals are not available. To ensure all children receive proper nutrition throughout the year, SFSP reimburses organizations that prepare and serve meals to eligible children during the summer and school vacation periods.


  1. Avondale Meadows YMCA (317)-549-9622     6/11-7/21     Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri            Breakfast 8:30am / Lunch 11:30am
  2. Building Blocks Academy (317)-327-7466        6/04-8/03    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri           Breakfast 7:30am / Lunch 10:30am
  3. College Library (317)-327-7466                        6/11-8/03     Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri           Snack 3:15pm
  4. Georgetown Apartments (317)-327-7466         6/11-8/03     Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri           Lunch 11:30am
  5. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church                        6/11-7/31     Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat     Supper
  6. True Vine MBC                                                   6/09-7/28   Sun                                        Lunch 1:30pm
  7. 356 Frances W Parker School 56                     6/03-7/30    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri            Lunch 11:00am
  8. Tindley Charter School                                       6/11-7/06    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri            Lunch 11:00am


Additional Summer Food Service Programs outside the 46205 zip code can be found at:

2018 SFSP Sites for All Indiana Counties


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