Eliminating Food Insecurity

SUMMER/FALL FOOD PANTRY SCHEDULE

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The Whitely Community Food Pantry is open every 3rd Thursday of each month from 4-6 pm.

Service at Work! Click on the link below! 

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Up coming dates include:

August 15th & September 19th

October 17th & November 21st

December 19th

The Whitely Neighborhood Pantry is located at

Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1010 East Centennial Ave.

Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers are needed to help serve our neighbors and friend. Volunteers are welcome from all parts of the community and do not need to live in the Whitley neighborhood. For more information please contact Ana at anajbyrd@hotmail.com or Ken Hudson at kenyonta.kh@gmail.com

2 ways to volunteer!

  • 9-10 am – Help delivery and set up
  • 2:30 – 6 pm – Set up tables, Serve the community and Clean-up. (This is the area of most need)

Bank your volunteer hours at Muncie Time Bank!

Donations: Your support is welcomed and appreciated. Your support make it possible to continue delivering fresh wholesome food and supplies to residents who are in need. In addition to healthy food we have recently added a “Diaper Bank” at our pantry location.

Always remember, your donation is tax deductible! Click the GoFundMe link and make a contribution today! GoFundMe site.

Edible Muncie Food Assistance Info

Updated August 2017

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Whitely Neighborhood Pantry!

We Appreciate Your Kindness! Thank you to the many contributors that have made the Whitely Pantry possible! In 2018 the Whitely Neighborhood Pantry has received donations and Grant Awards from: The Community Champions Fund $4,000 – Glick Philanthropies $7,500 – and Donations from community partners of over $2,000. The pantry is held the third Thursday of each month from 4-6pm at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1010 E. Centennial Ave.

For more information about food insecurity, please contact pantryprojectwhitely@gmail.com.

To support our GoFundMe campaign to help solve the issue of food insecurity in our neighborhood and fund the Whitely Community Food Pantry project, please click here

An Outline of Progress for our Community

  1.  Small church or school-based pantries.
    • Churches and schools are the perfect place to start and create short-term relief for families in need. This first goal can be accomplished quickly and efficiently with the help of Whitely faith leaders, residents, and school administration.
  2. A freestanding food pantry in its own building.
    • Expanded hours and options.
    • Will still require the ongoing support and help of church and community volunteers.
    • At this stage we will likely work to establish local food gardens and orchards that can supply some fresh produce to the pantry. Church and community involvement will be essential.
  3. A combination freestanding grocery AND pantry.
    • Will still provide free food for those in need.
    • Will also have food and other items available for purchase with cash or timebanking hours.
    • Room for sales by local crafters/bakers/growers and other vendors.
    • Will help to create jobs for community members.
    • Food education and training will be an essential part of this.
    • Whitely Farmer’s Market.
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