St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry – Did You Know?

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Did You Know?

  • The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry is the one of the largest food pantry’s  in the 26 counties of west central Indiana.
  • The Food Pantry provides emergency food to hungry children and adults who live in Tippecanoe County.
  • In 2011, 8008 clients were served which is equivalent to assisting 24,787 individual family members.

Food Pantry Hot Needs 

The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry relies on individuals to donate food and make monetary donations. The current HOT needs for the Food Pantry are as follows:

  • Healthy Boxed Cereal & Breakfast Bars
  • Canned Fruit
  • Canned Meals: spaghetti & meatballs, beef stew, pork & beans
  • Boxed Meals (Hamburger Helper, Zatarain’s)
  • Canned Green Beans and Peas
  • Canned Tomatoes— diced, stewed & whole tomatoes
  • Toilet Paper

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Gardeners Needed.

Gardeners are encouraged to bring in their surplus produce.  Fresh fruit and vegetables are a special treat for our clients who 2012-08-27 LUM food pantry 012 (2)otherwise would not be able to afford the grocery store prices.

Please bring your donations directly to the Food Pantry which is in St. John’s Church on the corner of 6th and Ferry Streets in downtown Lafayette during their operating hours –- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. Look for the red door under the green awning.

Mission— St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry

2012-08-27 LUM food pantry 026 (2)To serve God & God’s people by providing a caring food distribution facility. All strive to serve as Christ would serve. We respect the dignity of every person who comes to the Food Pantry. Food is provided in a courteous way & with minimal hassles & questions.

Coordinate Your Own Food Drive for the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry

If you wish to coordinate a food drive to benefit the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry, please call or email Ron Smith at 765.423.2691 or rsmith@lafayetteurbanministry.org.

It’s easy — and you will have a profound impact on the families in our community.

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More Details on the St. John’s LUM Food Pantry.

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