Donations can be taken to local food drive drop-off sites and will be collected once the boxes at the drop-off sites are full. All donations will be distributed to two local food pantries - Sacred Heart Food Pantry in LaPorte County and the Starke County Community Services Food Pantry. Both pantries are United Way RSVP stations, where RSVP volunteers assist their community’s food security needs.
The following locations are current food drive drop-off sites:
Community Services of Starke County, 311 E. Culver Road, Knox, IN 46534
Catholic Charities, 321 W 11th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
Hours for Ours, 100 Manny Court, Michigan City, IN 46360
Meals on Wheels Michigan City, 301 E. 8th Street Suite 110, Michigan City, IN 46360
Meals on Wheels LaPorte, 620 Boston Street, La Porte, IN 46350
Sacred Heart Food Pantry, 1001 W. 8th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
Hospice Franciscan Communities, 203 Franciscan Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307
Secret’s Loving Care Adult Day Services, 1101 Park Drive, Munster, IN 46321
Aseracare Hospice, 322 W. US Hwy 30 Suite E., Valparaiso, IN 46385
United Way RSVP office, United Way of Porter County, 951 Eastport Centre Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
If you are interested in participating in the food drive or would like more information about United Way RSVP, please contact Michael Glorioso, the United Way RSVP Director for Lake, LaPorte and Starke Counties, at 219-464-3583 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find out more about RSVP at www.nwivolunteer.org or www.facebook.com/
United Way RSVP is America’s largest volunteer network for people age 55 and over. Consisting of over 500,000 volunteers throughout the country, RSVP offers a full range of volunteer opportunities specialized for older and more experienced adults. Through RSVP in Northwest Indiana, volunteers match their skills, wisdom and talents with the needs of the community in Lake, LaPorte and Starke Counties.