Argos, IN
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 7 food pantries in the Argos area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Argos , IN 46501

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Argos, IN to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Argos , IN.

Area Served:
Argos , IN



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Food Bank Of Northern Indiana

31 Miles Away

PO Box 11365
South Bend, IN 46634
574232998630

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The Food Bank’s mission is to work in partnership with the community to feed the hungry, increase awareness of the effects of hunger and lead programs designed to alleviate hunger.

Support for their programs comes from a variety of sources. Gifts from Individuals, Grants from Foundations, Workplace Giving Campaigns, and Corporate Sponsorship and Cause-Related Marketing are all sources from which they receive generous financial support. These funds used to carry out their mission of feeding hungry people in America.Program:Food 4 Kids Backpack ProgramBudget: $120,000Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Children Only (5 - 14 years) Program Description: An initiative of the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, Backpack 4 Kids is an emergency food assistance program designed for students in grades K-6.  Student participants receive food for the weekend and during holiday breaks when they do not have access to free and reduced school lunches.  Backpack 4 Kids is free for eligible students and their families.  The Backpack for Kids Program was developed at the Arkansas Rice Depot in Little Rock, after a school nurse asked for help because students were coming to her with stomach aches and dizziness. The local food bank began to provide the school children with food in non-descript backpacks to carry home.  The National Council of Feeding America (the Food Bank of Northern Indiana’s parent organization) approved the Backpack Program as an official national program of the Feeding America Network in July 2006.  The Food Bank of Northern Indiana began its Backpack 4 Kids Program in 2006.  The program has added ftheir new schools for the 2011-2012 school year for a total of 16 participating schools in northern Indiana.  Participating schools are: Battell, Emmons, Harrison, Lincoln, Madison, Muessel, Perley and Coquillard (new in 2011) Primary Centers in St. Joseph County; Hawthorne, Mary Beck, Monger and Beardsley Elementary Schools in Elkhart County; Knox Elementary in Starke County;  New Prairie (new in 2011), Prairie View (new in 2011), and Rolling Prairie (new in 2011) Elementary Schools in LaPorte County.  Selected schools are identified as having a high rate of children eligible for free lunch programs.  Food is delivered to the participating schools each Thursday.  Students receive 12-15 items in a backpack each Friday at school.  The items are nutritious, kid-friendly, shelf-stable and ready to eat with little or no cooking (some items may need to be heated in a microwave).  Students are responsible for returning the backpack to school each Monday for the next week.  Using backpacks helps shield the student from any stigma that may be associated with being hungry or receiving food assistance.



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St Margarets House

31 Miles Away

117 N. Lafayette Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 234-7795

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Services:
They provide individual attention to their immediate needs, help them break the bonds of isolation and help them acquire skills to better their lives.

They provide a hot, nutritious lunch for 65 women and children a day,access to showers, phones, laundry facilities, clothe and programs that help them move forward.



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Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry

43 Miles Away

6 South Elm Street
Three Oaks, MI 49128
(269) 756-7472

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Services:
Food Pantries

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; 10:00am-4:00pm

Eligibility:
Recipients must live in our service are and prove need by presenting a copy of a pay stub, proof of loss of income, proof of public assistance such as unemployment, disability or social security assistance.

Area Served:
Townships of Three Oaks, Chikaming, Lake, Weesaw, New Buffalo and Galien.

Documents To Bring:
Proof of residence and proof of need.



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Christian Community Action Of Porter County, Inc.

45 Miles Away

2001 N Calumet Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 548-2379

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Christian Community Action (CCA), founded in 1964, provides a safe haven for individuals and families to build solid foundations through education, counseling and support to motivate and empower them to become productive economic and community contributors.

Christian Community Action (CCA) provides these programs: Greenwich House - group home for women with mental illness, daily living skills training, job readiness preparation (computer, resume), medication compliance training. Spring Valley Shelter - transitional homeless shelter Counseling, weekly budget training, daily living skills training, improving ytheir credit, referrals to other support programs (AA, drug rehab, community mental health), job readiness preparation. Child Enrichment programs helps children living in the shelter through tutoring, computer skills, group activities and field trips, pre-school activities and training for children and parents. Emergency Assistance - financial help to people in need through an unplanned, unexpected crisis (illness, loss of job due to plant close, fire).



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Restoration International Ministries Inc

45 Miles Away

PO Box 195
Albion, IN 46701
(832) 685-4754

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Services:
Restoration International Ministries Inc is heavily involved in helping victims of disasters; both man-made and natural with food, clothing, shelter and water. They have just finished working with partner organizations and through their partnerships they have assisted in providing over $25 million in aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita. They are now planning on being "first response ready" for the next disaster. They need ytheir help, NOW!

They have personally distributed over 5000 ton of food and water, 30 semi trailer loads of clothing and $1.5 million in Christmas presents to the victims of Katrina and Rita. They only use 10% of all monies raised for admin costs therefore 90%of money raised goes to the purpose it was raised for. They currently need to raise $1 million to build a warehouse/office complex to house relief goods. This complex will be based in Houston, Texas and will a blessing to many ministries and groups that assist us in disaster relief. Their other programs are the orphanages in Tanzania, Uganda, the Philippines and Kenya. They are costing these programs out at about $1.5 million.



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Emergency Care Network

50 Miles Away

16603 Us-12
White Pigeon, MI 49099
(269) 483-7621

Services:
Food Pantries

Hours:
Wednesday from 9 - 11 am;

Eligibility:
Resident of White Pigeon and Mottville

Documents To Bring:
Current bill showing address



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