The Food Pantry serves
the people of the Tri-Creek School Corporation
which includes Lowell, Shelby and
Schneider. The Food Pantry is open the first
and third Tuesdays of each month from 10:00
a.m. to noon, and is located at 631 W.
Commercial Avenue, Lowell.
Recipients are allowed
to use the food pantry once per month. Proof of residence is
required to qualify to be a recipient. Additionally, the
following guidelines apply.
|Recipients must be at or
below this amount to qualify for
|For each additional household
member add $642 per month.
The food pantry
was started in 1987 and there are presently 18
volunteers who purchase, transport, distribute, and
carry out food at the pantry. Much of the
pantry"s purchased food is acquired at Food
Bank of Northwest Indiana, as well as USDA
commodities. Also, several Lowell businesses show
their generosity to Trinity"s cause, such as
Strack & Van Til, which donates bread products, and
Pizza Hut, which donates pizza.
Trinity"s congregation is also a huge
contributor. Food and monetary donations are always
welcome. Items that we
could use, but not limited to, are: Crackers,
Pasta, Macaroni & Cheese, Potatoes (canned or
dry), Cereal, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Canned Fruits
and Vegetables, Skillet Dinners, Soups and Stews,
Spaghetti Sauce, Tuna, Ramen Noodles