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Every day, The Salvation Army helps cure hunger by providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need.
To keep our clients, staff, and volunteers safe, and in accordance with city and state guidelines, some programs at The Salvation Army Hammond-Munster Corps Community Center are closed until further notice. Modified programs and services may still be available. For the most up-to-date information, please contact us at 219-838-0380.
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Each night in the U.S., 17.4 million families go to bed hungry. An additional 6.9 million families experience very low food security. That means they don't always know where their next meal is coming from.
Families should not have to choose between healthy food and paying rent. The Salvation Army provides more than 156,000 nutritious meals for seniors, children and families in the U.S. every day.
The Salvation Army of Hammond-Munster food pantry is open Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9 - 11:30 a.m.; and Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 - 3:30 p.m. Food boxes may include shelf-stable pantry items, breads, cereals, meat and other household necessities.
Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance Programs
The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with mortgage/rent, utility bills, clothing, medication bills, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Corps Community Center at 219-838-0380, find a location near you, or learn more online.
The Salvation Army provides nutritious meals for children before weekly youth programs. Supper Club is Wednesdays during the school year at 6 p.m.
The Salvation Army provides holiday meals for families unable to create a special meal themselves.
How You and Your Family Can Help
Homelessness is an issue plaguing cities and neighborhoods across the country. Here are some ideas for how to talk with your children about homelessness, how you can help fight poverty, and what you can do to make an impact in your community.