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Food Finders participating in Feinstein Challenge, seeks to raise $5k by April 30

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Food Finders Food Bank of Greater Lafayette is participating in the Feinstein Challenge and is asking the public for help. For the 13th consecutive year, philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger fighting agencies nationwide. Between March 1, 2010 and April 30, 2010, food and monetary donations to Food […]

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Food Finders launches Mobile Pantry Community Outreach program

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The release of the 2010 Hunger in America Study by Feeding America proves what Food Finders Food Bank has known for more than a year, the demand for food assistance by Hoosier families is increasing. “The demand this past year has been nearly overwhelming,” said Katy Bunder, Executive Director, Food Finders.  “We hear […]

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Feeding Indiana’s Hungry to purchase 1.2M meals from Hoosier producers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –- In the last state budget, Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, Inc. was appropriated $300,000 per year for the two year budget. These funds will provide 1.2 million meals throughout the year for Hoosiers, with meat, produce and other food products purchased directly from Indiana-based commodity producers. “We are thankful for the faith the Indiana […]

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IFCU kicks off 2009 Community Harvest Food Drive

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Industrial Federal Credit Union kicks off the 2009 Community Harvest Food Drive on Friday, October 10th. Monetary and food donations will be accepted through Halloween (October 31) at various locations throughout Greater Lafayette. Community Harvest is an annual event that brings together businesses, schools, churches and citizens through a series of food […]

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Boilers Care-and-Share kicks off Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will begin collecting non-food items at campus drop-off points beginning Monday (Dec. 8th) for the annual Boilers Care-and-Share drive (formerly Gifts-in-Kind) as part of the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Collection boxes will be placed in university buildings through Jan. 14 for donations of family health items such […]

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Purdue’s Technology Student Council holding a food drive

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Technology Student Council, made up of students from Purdue University’s College of Technology, is holding a food drive Dec. 1-12 to benefit Food Finders Food Bank in Lafayette. Each of the eight departments in the college will have its own donation box, as will staff and administration members in the […]

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