Emergency Need Pantry

The Emergency Need Pantry provides non-perishable staple food items for families in need.

Diapers and formula are also available when funding permits.

Call 812-425-4241 to be certain that needed items are available.


Program participants in past program year: 4,943 households

To provide non-perishable, staple food items to customers in need of food.

Services provided:
Moderate provisions of non-perishable foods on a monthly basis.

Customers may also inquire regarding the availability of infant food and formula.

What the program can/cannot do:
Program can provide 1-2 days basic provisions no more than one time per month.

Program cannot provide large quantities of food to last more than 1-2 days.

Program cannot provide money for the purchase of food.

Who is eligible:
Households which require 1-2 days of staple foods in emergency situations.

Information/documentation required for application:
Social Security cards or positive identification for all household members.

Additional information:
The Administrative Office in Vanderburgh County can provide information regarding food banks located in Evansville.

Funding sources:
Private donations
FEMA Emergency Food & Shelter Program
Vanderburgh County FEMA (for infant food and formula)

Contact Information

Vanderburgh County:
401 S.E. 6th Street, Suite 001, Evansville IN 47713
(812) 425-4241
Office hours: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Posey County:
Bridgette Cox, Posey County Office Manager
1113 Main Street, Mt. Vernon IN 47620
(812) 838-4839
Office hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Gibson County:
Gibson County Office Manager
115 N Prince Street, Princeton IN 47670
(812) 386-6576
Office hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday