Growing Feed Evansville Initiatives

In December of 2022, we shared information about an amazing partnership to help Evansville residents get the food they need. Feed Evansville has been working with several Girl Scout Troops and Boy Scout Troops since that time, to ensure that there is a “Free Little Pantry Box” in the 40% of Neighborhoods that are deemed a food desert.

Read More: Feed Evansville Partners with Girl Scouts for Free Little Pantry


Feed Evansville Update

I recently received an update about Feed Evansville's progress from Lisa Vaughn. She tells me that at the last count, there are around 10 different Free Little Pantry locations in the Evansville and Newburgh areas.

Email with your suggestions on where to place the pantry and or register the pantry you have personally installed. You can also sponsor a pantry box for $500. That cost will build a box and keep food in it.

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

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.
Read More: Woman Installs a 'Little Free Pantry' on Evansville's West Side

Don't Forget the Books - Free Little Libraries

There is another nonprofit organization that is working to ensure all children have access to books at home. Millions of books are exchanged every year, thanks to the Little Free Library. Families are able to donate and take books from the Little Free Library, using the honor system.

Meet The Siblings on Indiana's Waiting Children Foster Care List 2023

We often share stories and fundraising opportunities from organizations like Isaiah 117 House Vanderburgh County and Borrowed Hearts Foundation. Both nonprofits work with children and families in foster care. There's a story behind every child in foster care, and these sets of siblings simply want to be adopted together.

15 Foods You Can Regrow From Scraps

Don't be too quick to throw away the foods below when you are done with them. Hang on to those scraps and start growing some new ones. [h/t:]

LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state

Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.

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