Hunger Inc. distributes food at no cost to residents of Perry Township and Beech Grove. Their clients receive enough food to last several days. In 2013 more than 148,000 lbs. of food were given out by the pantry to feed more than 15,100 people.

Service Hours:

Tuesday 10am – 2pm

Thursday 4 – 7pm

Saturday 10am – 1pm

1416 E. Epler Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46227


Volunteer opportunities include helping to distribute food to the clients when the pantry is open and picking up food donations. There is always a need at Hunger Inc – for food donations (or money to purchase food) and for volunteers to help with serving the hungry.

Needed Food Items

  • Cereal
  • Meat (tuna, beef stew, etc.)
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Canned Fruit
  • Spaghetti & Sauce
  • Soup
  • Pancake Mix
  • Syrup
  • Pork & Beans
  • Saltine Crackers
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Canned Pasta (Spaghettios, etc.)