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Posey and Gibson County food pantries.

Food pantries provide many services to families in Gibson as well as Posey County. Most people think they can only get a free boxes of groceries, but most of the locations offer other support as well. No two centers are exactly the same, but everything from holiday meals to hygiene supplies or SNAP food stamp applications may be provided.

The pantry clients come from a diverse background. The staff that work there will not judge, and the assistance is provided in a confidential manner. Whether someone is living in poverty, disabled, or elderly, free food may be combined with other social services from these pantries. Anyone that is struggling should check into the hours and the programs administered.

East Gibson Food Pantry
Address is West Division Street and South Mulberry Street
Oakland City, Indiana 47660
For information, call (812) 664-1697
The non-profits has toiletries, household goods, and groceries that can be both perishable and nonperishable. Applicants need to be from the immediate area.

Community Action Program Of Gibson County
115 North Prince Street
Princeton, IN 47670
Telephone - (812) 386-6576
From time to time may have nonperishable food. However the poverty fighting agency can direct clients to other services, whether job training, housing, or Meals on Wheels for senior citizens.

Owensville Ministerial Alliance
Main address is 303 South Church Street
Owensville, IN 47665
(812) 729-7319
A food bank is on site. Clothing, groceries, fruits, baby formula, and more may be provided to working poor families.




Gibson CAPE
115 N Prince St
Princeton, Indiana
Main phone - 812-386-6576

Lord's Pantry
Address is 105 West Vine Street
Fort Branch, Indiana 47648
(812) 768-6357
The charity only supports Gibson Count residents of 47639 and 47648 zip codes. Free food, hygiene items, soup, and more is available.

Be Our Guest
201 E. Broadway
Princeton IN

National Veterans Memorial
8837 S St Rd 57
Buckskin, Indiana
Military members and their families (or veterans) can get help.

The Oasis/Souled out Saturday
1104 S. Stout Street
Princeton, Indiana 47670
A soup kitchen and pantry is on site. Volunteers serve meals, offer turkeys at Thanksgiving, and other aid.

Ministerial Association
716 Locust Street
Mt Vernon, Indiana
Main phone – 812-773-1352
Food is combined with hot holiday meals, maybe a small gift for a child, and groceries.

Salem United Church Of Christ
Location is 11325 East Old Lower Mount Vernon Road
Evansville, Indiana 47712
(812) 319-8293
Nonperishable food is given, such as soup, rice, cereal, and more.





At The Cross Mission
716 Locust Street, Suite 138
Hedges Central School
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620
Dial (812) 838-967

The Salvation Army Of Princeton
Center is at 202 South Gibson Street
Princeton, Indiana 47670
For information, call (812) 386-6577
The main programs range from a free food pantry to Thanksgiving and holiday meals. The charity may also offer winter clothing, emergency financial help, and items such as school supplies. Or clients can learn where to apply for food stamps and other public aid.

Posey County CAPE-Mt Vernon
1113 Main Street
Mt. Vernon IN

New Harmony Ministry Association
First Street and Tavern Street - First Baptist Church
New Harmony, IN 47631
Main phone - (812) 682-4077
Free food is available in a limited region of Posey County. Some homebound individuals may have a meal/food delivered to them by volunteers if qualified.

Community Action Program Of Posey County
1113 Main Street
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Telephone number is (812) 838-4839
Families living in poverty can apply for USDA programs such as commodities, WIC, or food stamps. In some cases the non-profit may offer a free box of groceries for short term relief. Other aid and case management is offered as well.

Mount Vernon Food Pantry - Hedges School Building
601 Canal Street, Entrance 2
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Telephone number is (812) 838-3841
They only support families in the school district.




St Peter's UCC Wadesville
10430 Hwy 66
Wadesville, Indiana
Main phone - 812-985-3416

Address is 118 W. 3RD Street
Mt. Vernon IN
Call the food bank at 812-838-4842


By Jon McNamara


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