Porter County recently was awarded $77,000 by the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program to support local food pantries and homeless shelter services.
More than 75 tons, or 150,000 pounds, of poultry products were donated to families in need ahead of the holiday season, the Indiana State Poultry Association announced Nov. 19. Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and Bruce Kettler, Indiana State Department of Agriculture director Bruce Kettler, thanked the state’s producers during the association’s 71st annual poultry donation […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana was one of 11 regional food banks around the state to receive a share of $300,000 in funding through the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. The Gary-based food bank received $30,960 from the state. The funds will be used to provide food assistance and services to residents […]