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Free food banks, soup kitchen and pantries Tippecanoe County.

There are a number of free food pantries in Tippecanoe County that help low income families. The churches, charities and non-profits provide free groceries, hot meals and hygiene supplies. There are food banks open today, Meals on Wheels Services and benefit programs as well. Find a free food bank near you in Lafayette and Tippecanoe County IN.

Services range from free boxes of food or groceries to hot meals, diapers, clothing, and Christmas or Thanksgiving meals. Some of the charities will even deliver a box of food or frozen meal to the homebound or help people save money from apps. The main non-profits to call on are below. Or look here for apps to help with saving money.

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.
  • There are also free pet food banks in Lafayette Indiana as well as drive thru locations for people in need.

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, free cooking classes from charities, and Christmas meal assistance in Tippecanoe County.

Where to get free food in Lafayette Indiana and Tippecanoe County

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.

Church Women United
Address is 1320 Tippecanoe Street, Lafayette, IN 47902. Call  (765) 420-9999
The charity has free perishable items (fruits, veggies etc.) and nonperishable food to people in need. Limited items and service area.




A Better Life - Brianna's Hope, Inc.
Food pantry address is 115 E Water St, Portland, IN 47371. Call (260) 766-2006
Get shelf stable food, dairy, produce and other goods. There are also applications to USDA nutrition program that focuses on low income seniors, single moms and children in
Tippecanoe County.

Salvation Army Tippecanoe County
1110 Union Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904. Call (765) 742-0006
A client choice food pantry is on site. Get free groceries, personal toiletries and emergency boxes of food in Tippecanoe County. The charity also also offers financial aid for bills or rent, Christmas toys, winter shelters, and hot meals. Or shop at the low cost thrift store. Look here for more information on Lafayette IN Salvation Army assistance.

Whole Truth Apostolic Faith
Location is 901 S 19th St, Lafayette, IN 47905. Dial (765) 742-7799

Greater Macedonia COGIC/Chosen Childcare Ministry
Main Address: 100 Murphy St, Lafayette, IN 47905. Telephone - (765) 607-1700
The charity has either free hot meals or groceries from a pantry and soup kitchen.

Brady Lane Church Of Christ
2701 Brady Lane, Lafayette, Indiana 47909. Call (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
Clients can get information on Thanksgiving, Easter, and Christmas meal and gift programs too.

Faith Community Ministries - Faith East
5572 Mercy Way, Lafayette, IN 47905. Call (765) 449-3740 or (765) 449-4600
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.

River City Community Center
A soup kitchen and pantry is at 2842 Old US 231 South, Lafayette, IN. Call 765-607-4770
Low-income families, seniors and people with no money can get dry and canned goods, paper products like toilet paper, and personal toiletries. There is also a drive thru pantry as well.

Clarks Hill Christian Church
Address: 9510 Pearl St, Clarks Hill, IN 47930. Phone: (765) 523-2742

Food Finders Whistle Stop Pantry - Hanna Center
Address: 1204 Greenbush St, Lafayette, IN 47904. Call the Tippecanoe County non-profit at (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.

  • A second location is at Market Square Shopping Center, 2200 Elmwood Avenue. Lafayette, IN 47904.
  • 50 Olympia Court, Lafayette, IN 47909.




Harvest Chapel Food Pantry
Location is 2028 S 22nd St, Lafayette, IN 47905. Call (765) 429-8453
The non-profit has toiletries, baby food and formula, non-perishable and canned food, and even free diapers.

Upper Room Fellowship
2234 Indian Trail Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906. Call (765) 463-7380
There is a limited area of Tippecanoe County covered. Programs range from infant formula to baby items for free, groceries, and holiday food baskets.

Connection Point Church
2541 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906. Call (765) 463-0956
Groceries, baby formula, meals on wheels for the elderly and other assistance is given.

Homeless Services - Lafayette Transitional Housing Center
615 North 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47904. Phone (765) 423-4880
The non-profit has a soup kitchen, holiday food baskets and groceries for the homeless and people in the low-income housing community.

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.

Wea Ridge Baptist Church
Address of food bank - 1051 East County Road 430 South, Lafayette, IN 47909. Call ..........(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.




Additional free food programs in Lafayette Indiana area

For the locations of additional food pantries near you, Feeding America in Tippecanoe County or government resources for struggling families, dial 765.471.0062 or 219.980.1777. Everything from surplus USDA Commodities to SNAP food stamps, baby formula and holiday meals are offered.


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