The Sharing Place Food Pantry is a material assistance program which provides food and children’s clothing for families residing in a nine-zip code service area of Marion County, Indiana.
The Sharing Place is staffed by our wonderful and talented volunteers recruited from the community and local congregations.
Clients are eligible to receive food once a month and are eligible for an additional visit on the second Saturday of each month. Food assistance services do not require a referral, but do require proof of residence at each visit, such as a piece of mail or current government issued ID.
The Sharing Place is located at 6501 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236. (Inside the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township Education and Community Center - Please enter through Door Five)
The Sharing Place is generally open the following dates/times:
- Mondays – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Tuesdays – 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
- Thursdays – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- 2nd Saturday of every month – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, The Sharing Place is still serving the community using a curb-side pick-up model. Even though Lawrence Township Schools may be closed, the Sharing Place will be open normal days and hours with the exception of the days listed below:
The Sharing Place Food Pantry will be closed on the following days in 2020:
- Monday, March 30;
- Tuesday, March 31;
- Monday, April 6;
- Tuesday, April 7;
- Thursday, April 9;
- Monday, May 25;
- Monday, July 6;
- Monday, September 7;
- Thursday, November 26;
- Thursday, December 24;
- Monday, December 28;
- Tuesday, December 29;
- Thursday, December 31
The Sharing Place serves the following zip code areas of Marion County, Indiana: 46216, 46218, 46219, 46220, 46226, 46235, 46236, 46250, and 46256
To volunteer at the Sharing Place, visit our Volunteer Portal
Adjunct Services of the Sharing Place include The Emergency Diaper Dispensary (TEDD) and the Christmas Store. Both of these services are by referral only.
The Christmas Store is a seasonal giving program to support struggling families by providing them with a selection of Christmas gifts for their children and Christmas dinner.
The Emergency Diaper Dispensary (TEDD) is a diaper assistance program providing diapers to babies and families in need