Annex – Providing Meals


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Providing Meals for the LUM Emergency Shelter

The LTHC & LUM Shelter Annex is an emergency Day Shelter will open to individuals experiencing homelessness each time the Health Department prohibits LUM from accepting new guests due to COVID-19. Each day that the Annex is open, a meal is provided to our guests.

GUIDELINES – Providing Simple Meals

  • Drop off that day’s meals
    • TIME – between 9 a.m. – noon.
    • LOCATION – LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN
  • MEALS – Prepare 20-40 bagged meals (like a school lunch) containing…
    • One Sandwich that doesn’t need refrigeration (prepared, individually wrapped, frozen)
      • Peanut butter & jelly, ham & cheese, turkey & cheese, peanut butter & honey
      • Other ideas: Vienna sausages (small can), Ready to eat tuna packs
    • Salty snack – chips, pretzels, cracker packs with cheese or peanut butter
    • Sweet snack – Dessert snacks, Twinkie, rice treat, cookies
    • “Later” Snack – Chewy Granola bar, Cereal bars, Soft snack bars (avoid nuts and crunchy granola bars)
    • Fruit/veggie – apple, orange, mandarin orange, fruit cup (with plastic spoon), carrots, applesauce cups
    • Drink – Bottled water/Pouch or box drink (Capri Sun)
    • Utensils – Napkin, Plastic fork and spoon
  • Label Bags – put the DATE on the bag & feel free to have children (or adults) color or draw happy pictures on the bags

Planning and preparing a meal is a great activity for families, church groups, campus organizations and civic groups.  LUM makes a conscious effort to make sure the food served is nutritious, but basic. LUM is grateful for your generosity.  Please adhere to the following guidelines. Thank you.


Sign Up – Providing Simple Meals 

  • Sign up online for specific dates: click HERE.

Thank you.


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