» CARE Food Pantry
Location: 2911 S. Morgantown Road
Hours: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday when Center Grove schools are in session.
Eligibility: Recipients must provide photo ID as well as proof of residence in Johnson County. Recipients may visit the pantry once per calendar month.
Donations: Foods and toiletries are accepted when school is in session from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday. For large donations, call the office to arrange a time for drop-off.
» His Hand Extended Food and Clothing Pantry
Location: Trinity broadcasting, 2528 S. U.S. 31, Greenwood
Hours: 10 a.m. Thursdays; a devotional service follows sign-in
Eligibility: Services available to residents of Johnson, Morgan, Monroe, Jennings, Shelby and Bartholomew counties. A photo ID is required. Limited to first 30 households each week
Donations: Non-perishable food items, clothing and small household items may be dropped off 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
» Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County
Location: 211 Commerce Drive, Franklin
Hours: Noon to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays
Donations: Accepted during hours of operation
Eligibility: Recipients must provide proof of residence in Johnson County; clients may visit twice per month.
Information: 736-5090, email@example.com
» Mount Pleasant Christian Church Community Ministry Center
Location: 381 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood
Open: 9:15 to 9:40 a.m., 12:15 to 12:40 p.m. or 6:15 to 6:40 p.m. Thursday; also 9:15 to 9:40 a.m. the first and third Saturday of every month
Donations: Items may be dropped off 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Tuesdays and first and third Saturdays of the month and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays
Eligibility: Recipients must bring a picture ID of all adults in a family, as well as two pieces of mail with an address for adults, and birth certificates or Social Security cards for all children in a family.
» Lord’s Locker
Location: 101 S. Pleasant St., Trafalgar
Open: Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. for senior citizens (older than 60 only; clients must be in the building by 9:30 a.m. to receive food). 1 p.m. for heads of household (clients 40 to 59 years; must be in the building by 1:30 p.m. to receive food). Thursdays: 6 p.m. for heads of household (ages 20 to 39 years; must be in the building by 6:30 p.m. to receive food). During all distribution times, devotion and prayer will be followed by food distribution and shopping.
Donations: Accepted 9 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday; 9 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of every month
Eligibility: All new clients will be interviewed and evaluated for Strategies of Success programming. Clients will receive prayer and Biblical counseling and other aid such as job search help. Potential new clients can interview from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Potential clients should bring a photo ID; Social Security numbers for the head of household, spouse and children younger than 18; a current paid receipt of a utility, rent or mortgage with current address (P.O. boxes not accepted). The photo IDs will be required with each visit. Services will only be offered to residents of Johnson, Morgan and Brown counties. Non-residents will be given a list of other places to go for help.
» Our Lady of the Greenwood
Location: 335 S. Meridian St.
Open: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday except when Parish office is closed.
Donations: Patrons can make donations at the red cart inside the back door of the church between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call the church for large donations.
Eligibility: Recipients must provide proof or residence and must be income qualified depending on household size.
» The Refuge
Location: The Hope Centre, 65 Airport Parkway, Suite 110, Greenwood
Open: 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday
Donations: Accepted during office or pantry hours
Eligibility: All residents living in Johnson County may visit once per month
» SS. Francis & Clare Parish Harvest
Location: 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood
Open: 9 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Saturday of the month; 10 a.m. to noon second Wednesday of each month; 5 to 7 p.m. fourth Monday of the month
Donations: Bring donations during operating hours of pantry, 9 a.m. to noon second and fourth Saturday.
Eligibility: All residents of Johnson and Morgan counties may visit the pantry once a month. Recipients must bring proof of residency, preferably a picture ID.
» The Salvation Army Food Pantry
Location: 325 Market Plaza, Greenwood
Open: 12:30 to 3 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Eligibility: Clients must be Johnson County residents and must bring the following information to receive help: proof of address; picture ID, and proof of income meeting Federal poverty guidelines for assistance for everyone older than the age of 18.
Clients may visit the pantry every 60 days and provide information listed above each time they visit.
Information: Contact Ricky Hayes at the times listed above, 881-2505.
» Share ’n’ Care Food Pantry
Location: 200 Sunset Blvd., Greenwood
Open: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. Pantry is also closed during the winter in case of inclement weather.
Eligibility requirements: All clients must present a Social Security card, driver’s license and proof of residency.
For more information, call 881-5743.
» The Social of Greenwood
Location: 550 Polk St., Greenwood
Open: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays (closed every third Thursday) 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays; open to the general public (all ages) from noon to 2 p.m. last Saturday of the month unless it’s a holiday weekend.
Eligibility: Anyone older than age 50. Visits limited to once per week per household.
Information: 882-4810; thesocialof greenwood.org