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Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana


Want to make a difference in your community? Become a Gleaners volunteer and help ensure that the more than 1 million hungry Hoosiers have food on their table and go to bed healthy and happy.

Gleaners 2 Go order fulfillment volunteers will shop our aisles to assemble online orders from neighbors. These orders include dry goods, frozen foods, and fresh foods like meat, produce, and dairy based on each family's preference and dietary needs.

Since the start of the pandemic, we have had to change the way we can distribute food to keep our neighbors safe. Now have this curbside pickup option, a drive-thru pantry, and our regular inside shopping for our neighbors to choose from.

This project takes place:
Thursdays 8:30-11:30am and/or 12:30-2:30pm

You will serve more than 20 families each day you volunteer.

  • Some heavier lifting is involved - up to 20 lbs. For example, each order might consist of:
    • Produce boxes weighing 10 lbs
    • Bags of apples or oranges weighing 5 lbs each
    • Half gallons of milk weighing 5 lbs each
    • Frozen meat product (like chicken nuggets) weighing 5 lbs each
    • Cartons of eggs weighing 1 pound each
    • Cleaning supplies or hygiene items weighing under 5 lbs.
  • Accommodations can be made if needed. Just let us know!

No experience required - we'll train you at the start of your first shift! No commitments required, you can volunteer for one shift or as many as you would like!

**All volunteers working within 6 feet of others for more than 15 minutes required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Just visit to view available spaces and register directly!

Ages 13+ (anyone under 18 does need to volunteer alongside a parent/guardian each time)

Individuals, families, and small groups of up to 10 volunteers are perfect for this project!

This project takes place:
Thursdays 8:30-11:30am and/or 12:30-2:30pm

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About Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana


3737 Waldemere Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46241, US

Mission Statement

To lead the fight against hunger


Gleaners food bank receives donated food and nonfood items that are disbursed to charities that serve those in need in our community.



We'll work with your schedule.


3737 Waldemere AvenueIndianapolis, IN 46241




  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 13
  • 2-3 hours

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