A Food Desert is an area in which it's difficult to buy affordable fresh food.

Did you know that 40% of our neighborhoods right here in Evansville, Indiana are in food deserts? That means that they do not have access to fresh foods. That is a statistic that community leaders and nonprofit organizations have been trying to remedy for years.

Feed Evansville Day at Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse Facebook
Texas Roadhouse Facebook

Nobody likes to cook dinner on a Monday night, am I right? So, join us for a special fundraising event for Feed Evansville TONIGHT (2/20/23) at Texas Roadhouse. Local celebrities will be serving up the rolls and yummy butter. You just have to present the flyer below and Texas Roadhouse will donate 10% of your purchase to Feed Evansville. This fundraiser is good for dine-in or carry-out meals.

Monday, February 20, 2023
2 pm – 9:30 pm
(812) 477-7427
7900 Eagle Crest Blvd | Evansville, IN

 Show This Flyer When You Order Dine-In or Carry Out


See these Celebrity Servers:

  • Gelina Mascoe
  • Kasey Fuquay
  • Angela Koehler Lindsey
  • Katrinka Rynder
  • Billy Bolin
  • Ben Shoulders
  • Liberty DeWig
  • Jill A Pfettscher Hahn
  • Noah Robinson
  • Jonathan Weaver
  • Bobbie Ann McGrew
  • Megan DiVenti
  • Philip Smith
  • Jaimie D Sheth
  • Ron Beane
  • Dottie Thomas
  • Gretchen Ross
  • Stephanie Mayes Stone
  • Natalie Rascher
  • Courtney Johnson
  • Stephanie Terry
  • Chaz Halsell
  • Hope Fussner
  • DeAndre Wilson
  • Melissa Morehead Moore
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Junior Achievement food market
Junior Achievement food market

Grab and Go Lunches

If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, there is help right here in Evansville.

Evansville Rescue Mission (Directions)
Sunday through Saturday
6:30 a.m., noon & 5:30 p.m.

United Caring Services (Directions)
On-site meal service
Sunday through Saturday
9 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.

Salvation Army (Directions)
Monday through Friday
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

You can also download the Food Finder app to locate food pantries in your area. FoodFinder is a Community Food Share locator that shows you when and where to get free food assistance in our community.

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