February 19, 2016

Fourteen area charitable organizations benefit from 2015 Rice Bowl campaign

Criterion staff report

During the fall, the archdiocesan Catholic Relief Services office accepts applications for grants up to $1,000 for not-for-profit, faith-based organizations that aid in alleviating hunger and poverty in central and southern Indiana. Examples of such entities include soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters and mentoring programs for families in need.

Below is a list of the 2015 recipients. For more information on applying for a grant, log on to www.archindy.org/crs/grants.html.

  • Boulevard Place Food Pantry, Indianapolis
  • Good Shephard Food Pantry, Terre Haute
  • Greensburg Community Bread of Life, Greensburg
  • Cathedral Soup Kitchen, Indianapolis
  • Men’s Warming Center, Bedford
  • Shared Blessings Food Pantry, Danville
  • SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Food Pantry, Greenwood
  • St. Benedict Soup Kitchen, Terre Haute
  • St. Jude Food Ministry, Spencer
  • St. Patrick Soup Kitchen, Terre Haute
  • St. Vincent de Paul of Prince of Peace Parish, Madison
  • St. Vincent de Paul of St. Joseph Parish, Corydon
  • St. Vincent de Paul of Brown County
  • Washington County Food Bank, Salem

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