MHC expands programs at new facility!

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard expands pantry hours and education programming at new facility!

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We are raising $325,000 in our Nourishing Community, Growing Possibilities campaign to fund the renovations of the new facility and increased program expenses for 3 years. We have raised over 89% of the goal.

We need your help to raise the last $35,000!

Please donate to the campaign via the Paypal button below or mailing a gift to 1100 W. Allen St. Ste. A. Please use this pledge card or designate CAMPAIGN on your contribution.



What the move means for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

The new facility will increase Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard’s capacity to reach those needing our pantry services.floorplan

  • Open hours will increase from 2 hours a day to 6 hours a day!
  • Patrons will no longer have to wait outside in long lines.
  • Quadrupled storage capacity will increase the availability of fresh produce, dairy, and meat.
  • Located on the #4 bus route with less congested car parking and on-site bike parking means improved accessibility for patrons.

The new facility will bring the Garden and Nutrition Education Programs under the same roof as the food pantry.

  • Classroom space means more gardening and nutrition workshops where patrons and community members learn important skills and knowledge to build self-reliance.
  • Teaching kitchen means patrons can sample healthy recipes, learn new cooking and food preservation skills, and gain confidence in nourishing themselves and their families with fresh, whole food.
  • Teaching garden means patrons can learn about organic gardening at home from container gardening to small plots. The garden will also provide a space for children to experience growing and eating food straight from a garden.

Questions? Contact Mary Beth Harris, Director of Development via email or by calling 812-355-6843 ext. 203. See more details in our Campaign Case Document. Visit our Facebook page to see pictures of the renovation.