Since 1983 Hunger, Inc has been distributing food at no cost to residents of Perry Township and Beech Grove. The purpose of Hunger, Inc. is to provide food to those who demonstrate an immediate need. The clients who come to Hunger, Inc for help have faced a variety of crises such as unemployment, unexpected medical bills or a reduction in their income. Those who are assisted receive enough food to last several days.
In 2013 more than 148,000 lbs. of food were given out by the pantry to feed more than 15,100 people.