Students Providing Access to Resources for the Community

Logo for the SPARC Building

8602 Indian Creek Road
Indianapolis, IN 46259
(317) 803-5703

The SPARC Center is a student run food and clothing pantry that provides to those in need in Franklin Township and Beech Grove on the following dates from 10am-12pm:

August 29th
September 12th
September 26th
October 3rd
October 24th
November 7th
November 21st
December 5th
December 12th

Dates Are Subject to Change

Information for Potential Clients:

● An application must be filled out and submitted before entrance into the pantry.
● You must have an Indiana license or state ID.
● SPARC is considered a school; therefore ID will be scanned by district software to ensure student safety.
● Number of items you can have are determined by the number of people in your immediate family.
● Items will be counted before leaving.
● If you feel your items have been counted incorrectly, tell an adult BEFORE you exit, no one will be readmitted.
No public restrooms.
No smoking on SPARC property.
● Profanity will not be tolerated.

How can I help?
● Donations: canned or dry food, infant food, paper products, infant through adult clothing, shoes and toys/books.
● Blue SPARC donations bins are located at each school.
● Donations can also be dropped off at SPARC during the hours of operation and by appointment.

How the pantry works:

● Every school in Franklin Township holds a food drive during different months of the school year to collect food for the pantry as well as donations from the community.
● SPARC members sort, stock, shelves and operate the pantry to work on independent living and vocational work skills.
● Potential pantry applicants must fill out an application to be approved to use the pantry.
● Indiana license or state ID must be shown to enter the pantry.
● The pantry consists of food as well as clothing for adults and children.

Please contact
Erica Quinn if you have any

SPARC Center
8602 Indian Creek Road
Indianapolis, IN 46259
Phone: (317) 803-5703

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