Food Pantry

If you need assistance, we can help!

We serve Washington Township residents and those living in these zip codes: 46205, 46208, 46220, 46228, 46240, 46250, 46260, 46268, and 46280.

Are you, or somone you know in need of food assistance? The volunteers of Northside Food Pantry welcome you. Come visit us during our shopping hours up to two times per month. We hope you find the Northside Food Pantry to be hospitable, safe, and a good source for a well-balanced diet.

Northside Food Pantry is located on the north side of Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis. 

Masks are recommended to visit the food pantry.


We serve residents in Washington Township and these ZIP Codes: 46220, 46228, 46240, 46250, 46260 or North of 38th Street in 46205 or 46208.

What to Bring for the First Visit

An item showing your mailing address, such as a bill or business mail (dated within 30 days.)

Shopping Hours

Northside Food Pantry is open three days a week:

Tuesdays, 12:30-3 p.m.
Wednesdays, 4-6:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-Noon

The Church Office
(317) 253-6461

Pantry Volunteer Opportunities

We encourage you to consider all volunteer opportunities described below and then sign up online.

Client Intake - You will work inside and out greeting clients, giving them intake boards, and helping them complete intake information when necessary. 

Client Liaison - This job involves assisting clients during their shopping experience inside. Plan to be on your feet 3-4 hours. You will receive on the job training during your first shift.

Data Entry - This job requires special training and is a sit-down job. It involves the use of a computer and the ability to multi-task. 

Car Loader - You will be working outside helping clients load their vehicles. You may also help with traffic control. 

Food Delivery Processing - This job involves unpacking, sorting and storing food from our various vendors. Food delivery takes place when the pantry is closed to the public. This is a behind-the-scenes job with no food pantry client interaction. You will receive on-the-job training.

Karen Johnson