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3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction

On April 29, 2012 the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County (IFPJC) will hold its 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction at Mount Auburn United Methodist Church in Greenwood, Indiana from 4-7 p.m. All proceeds from this event will go towards purchasing food for our clients in the upcoming months.

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Matthew 25:35

NIV “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.”

Mission Statement

The Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County works to alleviate hunger in Johnson County.

Thanks

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Special Thanks

To Taylor’s Farm Market
for the donation of fresh produce
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How We Accomplish Our Mission

The Pantry is a Christian organization operated entirely by volunteers. Over 200 volunteers worked at the Pantry in 2011 distributing food, completing intakes, stocking, unloading trucks, working in the warehouse and cleaning.

The Pantry provided 35,016 people representing 9,214 families during 2011. This reflects a 6.4% increase over the number of clients served in 2010 and an 89% increase over those served in 2006.

Over 70 churches and church affiliates, 89 businesses and community organizations as well as over 500 individuals and families support the Interchurch Food Pantry.

Due to the lasting effects of the economic downturn of the past two years the Pantry has seen an increase in the number of families requesting help. In 2011 35,214 people were able to come to the Pantry to receive food at no cost to them. With the closing of local factories many more Hoosiers will be laid off and turn to local resources for help. We are therefore pursuing innovative ways to raise much-needed funds for food for the families who rely on the Pantry.

Who We Serve

The Pantry serves Johnson County residents that meet income guidelines of 165% of the poverty level or below. Clients may visit the Pantry every 30 days and each family member receives 9 meals or enough food for 3 days.

Family Size Family Income Family Size Family Income
  Monthly Annual   Monthly Annual
1 $1,489 $17,868 4 $3,032 $36,384
2 $2,003 $24,036 5 $3,546 $42,552
3 $2,518 $30,216 6 $4,060 $48,720
For each additional household member add $514

 

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