Thieves took the catalytic converters from the vehicles over the Labor Day weekend, putting two Hoosier Hills Food Bank trucks out of commission.
The drought means less food on the vine. That, in turn, leaves less food to be donated to Indiana food banks.
Financial donation increases Hoosier Hills Food Bank cooled products.
The Hoosier Hills Food Bank has seen an increase in demand over the last few months.
Restaurants, breweries, and wineries will participate in this weekend's 29th annual Taste of Bloomington.
The Monroe County United Way exceeded its goal for the 2011 campaign, but economic hardships made it challenging.
Local food pantries are getting a last minute boost of donations this week.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 1 in 4 Americans are currently on a government supported feeding program.
The resort is trying to find use for food that would otherwise be discarded. The food bank has seen a 40 percent increase in local food distribution this year.