ReadingCatholic Charities in Terre Haute is an agency that offers compassionate and caring assistance to needy neighbors in the Wabash Valley.

It offers various services to help alleviate some of the hardships of our less fortunate brothers and sisters.

It is a direct services agency to serve the poor, the homeless, the elderly, the neglected children and the needy.

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Catholic Charities in Terre Haute operates several charitable facilities and programs in the Terre Haute area to help people in need. These include:

Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Hog Roast

The 5th Annual Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry Hog Roast will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Riley American Legion. Tickets are $20 for Adults and $10 for children 16 & under and will be available at Roselawn Funeral Home and the Catholic Charities office.

All proceeds benefit West Central Indiana Farmers & Hunters Feeding the Hungry and Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank by providing much needed meat to the Foodbank and its 92 member agencies.

Through the FHFH program, farmers and hunters can donate their livestock or deer to be processed into ground meat. FHFH pays the processing fees. All meat is sent to the Foodbank for distribution.

For more information, contact Catholic Charities at (812)232-1447.

 
2014 Soup Bowl Benefit Soup Bowl Photo

The 4th annual Soup Bowl Benefit, an evening of music, conversation, soup and bread, held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in the Maryland Community Church atrium was another success!

Through the kindness and support of artists, chefs, sponsors, and all of our volunteers, we raised more than $16,800 for Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank! That will provide an additional 67,265 meals to feed our hungry neighbors in the Wabash Valley!

The event was a sellout again this year. Those who attended not only enjoyed fellowship and warm soup in a hand-crafted bowl, they left with a heightened awareness of the issues of food insecurity among our neighbors and friends.

We couldn't have done it without you!

 

 

2014 National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive Thanksgiving

Fill your bag with non-perishable food and leave it by your mailbox by 9:00am on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Your letter carrier and Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank will make sure it gets to people in need in our communities.

Donate funds here or by check to: Catholic Charities, Attn: NALC, 1801 Poplar St., Terre Haute, IN 47803

Your contributions will go a long way to create hope in the lives of so many who don't get enough to eat.

 
Friday Football Food Drive Winners Photo

Teams competed on the field. You competed on the sidelines.

With your help, the Foodbank collected an additional 36,000 pounds of food or the equivalent of 30,000 meals to help feed the hungry in west central Indiana.

The winning schools were:

First Place, $1,500 - Northview High School

Second Place, $1,000 - West Vigo High School

Third Place, $500 - Terre Haute North High School

Thanks to everyone who participated!

 
Emergency Food Assistance in West Central Indiana

Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank operates as a warehouse and distribution center working with 90 member agencies and 11 mobile pantries each month. These agencies provide food directly to individuals and families in need. To find a pantry or serving site near you, check our calendar of local Food Pantries and April Mobile Pantry sites, contact Lifeline by dialing 2-1-1, or search the online searchable directory created by Indiana's Emergency Food Resource Network in partnership with Purdue University.

 

Parke County Emergency Food Pantry

Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank works with 92 member agencies in Clay, Greene, Knox, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo counties to supply them with the food they need to provide help to thousands of individuals throughout the year. Check out the video below to see how, with the support of the Foodbank, Parke County Emergency Food Pantry is able to provide more food to serve people in need in their community.

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