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Produce available to food pantries through Gleaners partnership

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN – Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana made an extra delivery of apples, potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes to the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County for Giving Tuesday. “We’re very pleased to kick off a new round of produce distribution in Johnson County,” said John Elliot, president and CEO of […]

Commentary: Richard Lugar and hunger as a WMD

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Commentary: Richard Lugar and hunger as a WMD

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Chauffeured in a golf cart, former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Indiana, rolls through and past mountains of food stacked on shelves. I stride along behind, beside and sometimes ahead of Lugar, 85, as he takes a tour of Gleaners, a huge food bank on the southwest side of Indianapolis. […]