We are committed to providing help for today and hope for tomorrow through our eight-county service area of Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, and Wabash counties. We are meeting the need created by COVID-19 by increasing the amount of food and distributions we are providing. Below you can learn more about how we’re helping East Central Indiana.

Reporting year-to-date, August 31

our impact in
East Central Indiana

Economic Impact across our Service Area:
$15,453,404
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies
98

Meals Distributed

2019
4,416,278 Meals

2020
7,949,281 Meals

Impact on Child Hunger

Since March 14, attendance at Big Idea school distributions has risen from a monthly average of 1 in every 8 students to 1 in every 5.

11,490+ Families Served

Big Idea Schools
35

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 376% more people than last year.

2019
99,551 People

2020
373,945 People

   Tailgates in 2019: 65                         in 2020: 179

our impact in
Blackford County

Economic Impact in Blackford County:
$705,133
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Blackford County
3

Meals Distributed

2019
128,629 Meals

2020
362,723 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 478% more people than last year.

2019
3,972 People

2020
18,991 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Blackford Big Idea Schools
2

31,027 lbs of food
served 515+ Families 

our impact in
Delaware County

Economic Impact in Delaware County:
$3,717,636
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Delaware County
40

Meals Distributed

2019
1,016,621 Meals

2020
1,912,364 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 158% more people than last year.

2019
30,971 People

2020
79,763 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Delaware Big Idea Schools
8

145,197 lbs of food
served to 2,735+ Families 

our impact in
Grant County

Economic Impact in Grant County:
$2,006,229
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Grant County
7

Meals Distributed

2019
643,425 Meals

2020
1,032,011 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 287% more people than last year.

2019
13,085 People

2020
50,685 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Grant County Big Idea Schools
4

85,670 of food
served to 2,085+ Families 

our impact in
Henry County

Economic Impact in Henry County:
$1,604,659
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Henry County
9

Meals Distributed

2019
477,923 Meals

2020
825,442 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 445% more people than last year.

2019
6,891 People

2020
37,560 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Henry County Big Idea Schools
4

57,545 lbs of food
served to 890+ Families 

our impact in
Jay County

Economic Impact in Jay County:
$1,662,894
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Jay County
5

Meals Distributed

2019
293,052 Meals

2020
855,398 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 360% more people than last year.

2019
12,214 People

2020
56,146 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Jay County Big Idea Schools
3

33,637 lbs of food
served to 665+ Families 

our impact in
Madison County

Economic Impact in Madison County:
$3,712,063
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Madison County
24

Meals Distributed

2019
1,173,173 Meals

2020
1,909,498 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 394% more people than last year.

2019
17,384 People

2020
78,081 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Madison County Big Idea Schools
9

186,464 lbs of food
served to 3,575+ Families 

our impact in
Randolph County

Economic Impact in Randolph County:
$908,188
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Randolph County
5

Meals Distributed

2019
334,970 Meals

2020
467,175 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 341% more people than last year.

2019
6,191 People

2020
19,160 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Randolph Big Idea Schools
4

43,217 lbs of food
served to 460+ Families 

our impact in
Wabash County

Economic Impact in Wabash County:
$1,136,602
Feeding America’s annual audit values food at $1.62 per pound.

Partner Agencies in Wabash County
3

Meals Distributed

2019
318,319 Meals

2020
584,671 Meals

Individuals served at Tailgates

Increasing the frequency of our Tailgates allows us to reach 256% more people than last year.

2019
8,111 People

2020
28,912 People

Impact on Child Hunger

Wabash County Big Idea Schools
1

27,081 lbs of food
served to 555+ Families