Tippecanoe County food banks and pantries.

There are a number of food pantries across Tippecanoe County that low income families can call on in a crisis. The non-profits provide thousands of families help each and every year. Services range from free boxes of food or groceries to hot meals, diapers, clothing, and Christmas meals. Some of the charities will even deliver a box of food or frozen meal to the homebound.

The main non-profits to call on are below. Each will offer types types of support, based on donation levels. Bring proof of income and residency when applying for food. When able to assist, a Tippecanoe County may receive some or all of the following.

  • Boxes may have fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products and meats.
  • Low income parents, including single moms in Tippecanoe County can be given free baby formula or diapers.
  • The elderly and disabled can sign up for Meals on Wheels.

The case managers at the food pantries also direct families to other resources. Learn about everything from grants to pay bills to low income housing and Christmas assistance programs too.

Battle Ground United Methodist Church
Address is 201 Tipton Street
Battle Ground, Indiana 47920
Call (765) 567-2671
The non-profit offers food along with diapers, personal hygiene supplies, baby formula, and other aid.

Bauer Community Center
Food pantry location is 330 Fountain Street
Lafayette, IN 47902
Main number is (765) 742-4848

Brady Lane Church Of Christ
2701 Brady Lane
Lafayette, Indiana 47909
(765) 474-1633
Free food, frozen goods, cleaning supplies, fruits, and more are available from this Tippecanoe County charity food bank.

 

 

 

Christ Memorial Temple
3801 East Union Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47905
For an application, call (765) 447-9190
The food bank covers a limited service area. Clients are the underemployed and those on food stamps. Supplemental food and meals are served by volunteers.

Elmwood Church Of Christ
2501 Elmwood Avenue
Lafayette, IN 47904
Phone - (765) 447-2874

Faith Community Ministries - Faith East
5572 Mercy Way
Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 449-4600 ext. 236
A clothing closet and food pantry are on site. Nonperishable food and work or school clothing, maternity and bay items, and other assistance is available. The sick may have a meal delivered to them.

First Baptist Church Of Lafayette
411 North 7th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Dial (765) 742-5223
The pantry has cakes, breads and other baked goods.

Food Finders Whistle Stop Pantry - Hanna Center
Address: 1201 North 18th Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47904
Call the Tippecanoe County non-profit at (765) 471-0062.

Food Finders Whistle Stop Pantry - Market Square Shopping Center
2200 Elmwood Avenue
Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 471-0062
Free food, groceries, and information on public aid is available. Working poor Tippecanoe County families can learn about income levels for surplus commodity foods (CSFP), food stamps, and other programs.

 

 

 

 

Lafayette Food Finders
50 Olympia Court
Lafayette, IN 47909
For hours, dial (765) 471-0062
Clients can get information on Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas meal and gift programs too.

Harvest Chapel Food Pantry
Location is 215 Smith Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47905
(765) 429-8453
The non-profit has toiletries, baby food and formula, non-perishable and canned food, and even free diapers.

Lafayette Transitional Housing Center
615 North 18th Street, Suite 102
Howarth Center
Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 423-4880

Lafayette Urban Ministry At Saint John's Episcopal Church
600 Ferry Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Main phone - (765) 742-4079
The pantry help low income families as well as the unemployed and disabled. Clients come from all religions and races.

Saint James Social Concerns Committee Food Pantry
Location: 710 North 9th Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47901
Provides perishable food (such as fruits, dairy, and meats) are offered along with nonperishable food, including rice and soup.

Salvation Army Tippecanoe County
1110 Union Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47904
(765) 742-0006
A client choice food pantry is on site. They also offer financial aid for bills or rent, Christmas toys, winter shelters, and hot meals. Or shop at the low cost thrift store.

 

 

 

Wea Ridge Baptist Church
Address of food bank - 1051 East County Road 430 South
Lafayette, IN 47909
(765) 474-9603
The charity also has a client choice food bank. There may be free diapers, baby food and formula. Other canned goods range from meats to soup, fruit, and more.

For the locations of additional food pantries or government resources for struggling families, dial 219.980.1777. Everything from surplus USDA Commodities to SNAP food stamps and holiday meals are offered.

 

 

 

 

 

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