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Holiday Meal Pickup and Teen Shopping Information 2017


Ways to Help Us this Holiday Season

Holiday Baskets 2017

Please help us provide 300 baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Donate $50 to purchase items or donate the items for the basket.
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Teen Shopping Day Personal Shopper

Shopping Day for the families of teens is planned for Thursday, December 14th and Friday, December 15th. We need personal shoppers to help the families select items for their children. Please sign up for a 2 hour time slot and park in the back of The Caring Center and entering through the side door.
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Who We Are

The Caring Center in Lebanon, Indiana, works to stabilize families in crisis and to move those caught in poverty towards self-sufficiency. We are the umbrella organization for programs helping the needy of Boone County, Indiana. As the programs offered have evolved, we have also grown and developed. We are overseen by a Board of Directors, and have an Executive Director charged with supervising these programs and coordinating the caring work of our many volunteers.

We help families and individuals living in generational and situational poverty and those who are food insecure. Services that are available at the Caring Center are food , clothing, personal care items, household items, furniture, etc. (View the monthly needs.) We also offer Transitional Housing, Community Gardens, Cooking Club, Table Talk, Life Skills classes, including Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin'-By-World, and we serve as a Salvation Army Extension Unit.

Food


The Caring Center serves thousands every year through the compassionate care of scores of donors and volunteers. The Caring Center can receive and store frozen food, including meat in large quantities. Donations to the food pantry are greatfully accepted. View this month's Caring Center needs.

Feeding Our Future


Feeding Our Future is the partnership with The Caring Center and other local community organizations to meet the needs of children facing poverty and food insecurity. Learn more about Feeding Our Future.

Clothing


The Caring Centers distributes clothing to families in need through the Clothing Closet and offers clothing and other household items through the Caring Center's retail shop, Classic Reruns.

Shelter


The Caring Center transitional housing program provides a structured, managed home environment with comprehensive case management for families in crisis and at-risk clients. Learn more about transitional housing.

Additional Ways to Support The Caring Center

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/31-1188383 and Amazon donates to The Caring Center.

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger Community RewardsThe Caring Center has partnered with Kroger with Kroger’s Community Rewards Program. Go to your local Kroger store and secure a Kroger Rewards Card.

Then go online to register for the program at kroger.com/communityrewards and list “The Caring Center “as your organization. The Caring Center’s Organization Number is 57403.

Kroger will donate money back to The Caring Center each quarter based on purchases tied to registered cards. Tell your friends and family to sign up too!

About Us

The Caring Center is a multi-program, not-for-profit organization in Boone County, Indiana, serving hundreds of needy families and thousands of individuals annually through the dedication of scores of volunteers.

Classic Reruns

620 Indianapolis Avenue
Lebanon, IN 46052

765.894.6772 (Classic Reruns)

Hours:

  • Monday - Friday - 11 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday 11 am to 3 pm

The Caring Center

1230 Ransdell Court
Lebanon, IN 46052

Hours:

  • Monday & Wednesday - 8 am to 2 pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday - 11 am to 5 pm
  • First Saturday of each month - 9 am to Noon

** Closed 4th Thursday of each month for reorganization **

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