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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Nashville IN

Society of St. Vincent De Paul Brown County
Nashville, IN 47448
Details: We distribute food each month to approximately 195 families (which represents an average of 600 individuals) in our "Client Choice Food Pantry." A typical month results in the distribution of more than 7000 pounds of food!! The only requirements are that the recipient reside in Brown County and meet the income guidelines established by the State of Indiana. We follow the guidelines and certification requirements established by The Emergency Food Assistance Program. During the year, we also distribute toiletry items, clothing, household items and furniture free of charge to our families. Families with children participate in our back-to-school programs which include a voucher for a pair of new shoes along with school supplies. Currently our families include approximately 300 school-age children. Special events include new Blanket Day, Thanksgiving Turkeys, Christmas Hams and the Christmas celebration which offers parents an opportunity to pick out Christmas gifts for children and grandchildren. Our Helping Hand program provides limited utility bill assistance when funds are available.
The Salvation Army Brown County
Nashville, IN 47448
Details: The Brown County Corps of the Salvation Army offers a food pantry and emergency utility assistance. The Salvation Army is first and foremost a religious institution, where each week members of communities throughout Indiana gather at Salvation Army corps community centers and centers of service to worship on Sunday. Worship programs are also conducted throughout the week. As the world’s largest non-profit charity organization, The Salvation Army meets the humanitarian needs of people in need, guiding them to physical, mental and spiritual betterment. Throughout the state of Indiana, The Salvation Army exists as a catalyst in helping people change their lives for the better. Successful and proven Salvation Army programs each day assist the homeless, addicted, poor, afflicted, elderly and less-fortunate youth in our community.