Combat Hunger and Homelessness

Unfortunately, poverty is a defining characteristic of many downtown Indianapolis neighborhoods. Phrases such as “food desert” and “food insecurity” are becoming common in our city. Church at the Crossing partners with some of the premier agencies providing services in Indianapolis.


Wheeler Mission Ministries provides critically needed goods and services to the homeless, poor, and needy of central Indiana. 

Join a team of CATC people who cook and serve Saturday lunch to homeless men. Open to adults ages 18 and up.

Contact Mark Meals at 


Shepherd Community is providing hope and support to their neighbors on the near Eastside. They are helping their neighbors break the cycle of poverty through full set of programs that allows them to be continuously engaged in the lives of neighborhood children, teens, and their parents.

Join a team of CATC people to prepare and serve Saturday morning breakfast to community members visiting the free legal and medical clinic. Open to adults and youth in 6th grade and up. Special need for those with Spanish-speaking skills.

Contact Ransom Covington at 


Gleaner Food Bank provides a monthly food pantry to families of Nora Elementary School.

Join a team of CATC people and Nora teachers to unpack the food truck, stock shelves, and greet families and help them select pantry items.

Nora Food Pantry is also looking for donations of hygiene items such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, and diapers. Quantities of 20 per item are most helpful.

Contact Rachel Herbig at 


Second Presbyterian Church hosts a comprehensive food pantry program with multiple opportunities to serve each week.

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