The City of Peru, Indiana

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Food Pantries

Food Finders Food Bank

Since 1981, Food Finders Food Bank has been a critical component of the welfare of Tippecanoe and 15 surrounding counties in Indiana: providing food to member agencies, advocating for the hungry, and educating the public about hunger-related issues.

Funded by United Way, foundations, grants, the USDA, corporations, sponsors, and individual donors, Food Finders Food Bank annually distributes more than 9 million pounds of food to a network of non-profit organizations that work to alleviate hunger throughout North Central Indiana.

With approximately 110 agency partners in 16 counties, we strive to connect you to services in your area. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate food assistance, help is available. It’s as easy as dialing 211 from your telephone. Trained volunteers will direct you to assistance.

You can also use the county listing below to find a food pantry in your area.

Miami County Pantries

Macy Food Pantry: 190 N. Columbia St., Macy, IN (574) 930-0448


Miami County Helping Hands, Inc.: 176 Broadway, Peru, IN (765) 472-1875


Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana: 65 W. 7th St., Peru, IN (765) 473-9631


Salvation Army Miami Co.: 84 W. 2nd St., Peru, IN (765) 473-5498

The Salvation Army of Miami County Service Extension provides for emergency needs, such as food needs, emergency lodging, rent or utility assistance and prescription assistance. Christmas Assistance to families will is also available. Emergency dental assistance is provided through Kiwanis Dental Clinic. Call us at(765) 473-5498 to make a appointment to see how we can assist you. Ask us about our Pathway of Hope program. The Salvation Army of Miami County Service Extension also operates other community programs, including Tools for Schools, a League of Mercy nursing home visitation program and summer camp scholarships for youth. Located at Parkview United Methodist Church 1785 US19 Peru, Indiana. 765-473-5498.

 For additional assistance, please call Food Finders Food Bank at 765.471.0062

St. Vincent DePaul: Provides hunger relief, household items, and also an 18-week self-help program. 30 W. 7th St., Peru. (765) 472-1855

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35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
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