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    Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

    Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana


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    501(c)(3) organization

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    3737 Waldemere Avenue
    Indianapolis IN 46241


    Indianapolis IN | IRS ruling year: 1980 | EIN: 35-1483868  


    Organization Mission

    Gleaners was founded in 1980 and is a member of Feeding America the nation's food bank network. Since its inception, Gleaners has distributed more than 750 million pounds of food and critical grocery products through nearly 250 hunger relief agencies, schools and community partners. In addition to food distribution to agencies, Gleaners serves Indiana's most vulnerable populations, seniors and children, through specialty programs such as School Pantries, Mobile Pantries, Summer Meals for Kids, and Senior Hunger Initiatives Programs.

    In addition, Gleaners operates Fresh Connect Central, a regional produce and perishable food processing center for Feeding America, sourcing and distributing fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, and dairy to member food banks in 9 states. We are also a contract reclamation site for Kroger Central Division, and a disaster relief staging site for both Feeding America and FEMA.


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    This charity's score is 99%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 33% Accountability & Finance, 50% Impact & Results, 8% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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