House of Hope Food Pantry

100 East Second Street, Madison

Tuesdays — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Fridays — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A food giveaway and distribution at the Jefferson County House of Hope Food Pantry in downtown Madison. Please arrive at the pantry 15 minutes prior to closing to be served.

Salvation Army Food Bank

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Noon to 1 p.m.

331 East Main St, Madison

A food giveaway at the red door on east side of building. Bring your own bags. For more information, call 812-265-2157.

Jesus Clothes Closet

Trinity Methodist Church, Madison

Mondays — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Jesus Clothes Closet at Trinity Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., has clothing to distribute for those in need on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Food Giveaway

North Madison Christian Church

Saturday, Oct. 30 — 8-10 a.m.

A food giveaway at the church, located at 1400 East State Road 62 on Madison’s hilltop. Facemasks required. For more information, call 812-273-1601.


Understanding Your Historic Building

at Madison Public Library Auditorium

Thursday, Nov. 4 — 6-7 p.m.

Jefferson County Recorder Molly O’Connor and Madison Public Library Archivist and Historian Camille Fife will present a program on using the chain of ownership and historic records to learn about the people who have lived where you live now. Presented by Madison Main Street Program and the City of Madison.

Additional workshops to come include: DIY Plaster Repair, Stories Buildings Tell Part II, Square Nails and Wallpaper Scraps: Reading the Historic Fabric Still in your Building. For more information, contact the Main Street Office, 321 W. Main Street or call 812- 274-0385.


Local Red Cross blood donation opportunities in NovemberWith Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood and platelet shortage that has significantly impacted the nation’s blood supply. In fact, the current blood supply is the lowest the Red Cross has seen this time of year in more than a decade. Dates, times and locations of local blood drives are:

Wednesday, Nov. 10 — 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

North Madison Christian Church

1400 East State Road 62, Madison

Friday, Nov. 12 — 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Shawe Memorial High School

201 West State Street, Madison

Tuesday, Nov. 16 — 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Living Waters Mennonite Church

8600 West Jones Road, Lexington

Friday, Nov. 19 — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Carroll County High School

1706 Highland Avenue Carrollton

Tuesday, Nov. 23 — 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Calvary Baptist Church

2632 Michigan Road Madison