Food Collection

With the community behind us to collect food items and giving donations to fill in the gaps, we will give what God ultimately provides.  

The following items will be included in every box:

Mashed Potato
Green Beans
Brownie Mix

Additional items that may be provided if the funds are available:

Zip Lock Baggies
Roasting pan

Fresh Rolls

Pie &
Toilet Paper

Did you know that you can’t get TP with food stamps?

To be a part of the food collection this year, plz click HERE TO PICK YOUR MENU ITEM.

OR Click the volunteer tab above to sign up to help on food drop off day.

Save this to pic for your food collection.

Drop off locations around the community that are helping collect food this year.
Information provided by the collection contact.  

Life Bridge Christian Church
1705 LaPorte Ave | Valparaiso, IN 46383
Corn Bread & Zip Lock Bags (box of sandwich size)
Jeni Bolton 219-531-7777 x15
Sun 8a-8p | Mon 10a-8p | Tues 10a-8p | Wed 10a-4p | Thur 10a-8p
24 hours in back lot collection bin
Our Helping Hands LLC – Millen Residence
2141 Nondorf Street | Dyer, IN
Canned Carrots and Turkey Gravy Packets
Cheryl Millen 219-798-5693
Anytime call or text first
Prime Real Estate
212 Lincolnway | Valparaiso, IN 46383
Green Beans
Valarie 219-405-0577
Schepel Cadillac
2929 W Lincoln HWY | Merrillville, IN
Cans of corn, green beans & cranberries, cornbread mix, brownie mix & mashed potatoes
Stephanie Slufko 219-688-2003
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm | Saturday 8am-5pm
City Point Church
6474 Central Ave | Portage, IN
Packets of Turkey Gravy
Tammy Meyer 317-294-1313 
Sunday’s 9:30-12:30 | front door
Britzke Home
1711 Church Street | Chesterton, IN
Green beans and corn
Jennifer Britzke
Anytime – leave on front or back porch
Avalon Springs
2400 Silhavy Rd | Valparaiso,IN
Green Beans
Margo Leabo 219-808-6054
Any time – Bring to Door #1 on Silhavy Rd
CrossCountry Mortgage
501 w 84th Dr | Merrillville, IN
Wendy Krischke 219-712-4512
Monday through Friday 9am to 5 pm
Ivy Tech Nursing Office at Valpo Campus
Valparaiso, IN
Christine Madrigal 219-242-9144
M-F 8 a.m.- 4p.m. | Nursing office inside Ivy Tech
Coldwell Banker
2110 N. Calumet Ave. | Valparaiso, IN
Boxed Stuffing
Kate Ross 219-508-2998
M-F 9-5 | Saturday 10-2 | Collection box in the foyer
Grace Baptist Church
5785 Mulberry Avenue | Portage, IN
Sandy Cherry 219-789-9374
Sundays 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Lobby of the church
Immanuel Lutheran School Office
1700 Monticello Park Dr | Valparaiso, IN
Boxed Stuffing
Schuffert 219-405-6635
M- F 8-2:30 | School office
Portage Christian Church
5880 Evergreen Ave. | Portage, IN
Debi Sibray 219-771-6412
Sunday 10am-12pm | Info room off sanctuary
Valparaiso High School Pool
2727 N. Campbell | Valparaiso, IN 46385
Dawn Brown 219-916-4792
M-F 6:30pm-8:00pm
The Valparaiso Swim Club will have a collection box available in the pool seating area.
Diamond Residential Mortgage
350 E. Morthland | Valparaiso, IN
Corn, Carrots & Cornbread
Magan Eberhardt 219-743-3004
Monday -Friday 9-4:30 | Front desk 
BridgePoint Church
105 N. Washington St.
Cornbread Mix
Lisa Pieters 610-446-5565
Sunday Mornings 9:30 AM-12 AM | Sanctuary
Allen Home
120 Sylvan Dr | Valparaiso
Judie Allen 219-508-1156
Century 21 Alliance Group
450 West Lincolnway | Suite 200 | Valparaiso, IN 
Kathy Bowgren 219-462-2090
Monday – Friday 8:30 to 5:00 | Front Lobby
Faith Church – Valparaiso
1155 S Sturdy Rd | Valparaiso, IN
Brownie Mix & Aluminum Turkey Roasting Pans
Brad Haitsma 219-477-6706
M-F & Sundays at 10 am | Front Entrance
Richter Dental
8750 Suit D | Merrillville
Rolls of individually wrapped Bath Tissue
Christine H 219-769-4600
Mon-Thur 8a-5p
New Life House Church
private residence | 703Sunset Dr. | Kouts, In
Green Beans
James Cooper 219-252-7369
Weekdays 8 AM – 8 PM | Saturdays 7 AM – 11 AM | Sunday 1 PM – 5 PM
Knock on either front door.  There will be a labeled wooden pallet
Ball House
396 Deerfield Ct | Valpo
Tammy Ball 219-508-7404
Any time
Above Board Construction / Absolutely Dry
384 E Pilot Drive | Valparaiso, IN 
Gravy Packets and Canned Cranberries
Dana Liss 219-765-3025 Please call first.
Bring your donation to Chamber Network Night on October 19th and receive a raffle ticket for our giveaway!
Best Buy
91 Silhavy Rd | Valparaiso IN
Hot Chocolate packets
Kaci Rocha 219-689-0584
Be Stronger With God Office
3302 Venice Drive | Valparaiso, IN
Hot Chocolate packs
Stephanie Howard 219-916-3096
Monday-Friday from 9a-2p
Right outside yellow door
Rittenhouse Village of Valparaiso
1300 Vale Park Rd. | Valparaiso, IN 46383
Cornbread Mix
Natalie Reisen 219-531-2484
Anytime | Front desk
Kouts Christian Church
208 S Poland Ave | Kouts, IN 46347
Becky Morris 915-996-7466
Monday – Thursday,  9a-1p
Church office
Portage Police Department 911 communications
Brownie and Cornbread Mix
Lori Maddack 219-741-0322
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Portage Police Dept just give to clerical, at the 911 communications center just ask for Lori.   I’ll also pick up on my off days.

If you are collecting and want your site/business/group listed, contact us at or call 219-531-7777 x105