Treating your family & helping others never tasted so good!

We sincerely appreciate you visiting our site and your consideration in helping Feed Northwest Indiana! As many in our communities face economic challenges we are bringing people like you together to support our local Food Banks and Pantries!

Your Purchase of a $15 Treat will provide at least 12 meals to community members who are relying on Food pantries! Please select the Help Now! button to select a contactless pickup option or donate your purchases to the pantries.

We need your help and you will love these delicious Butter Braid Pastries ® Today! THANK YOU for your support!

Total Funds Raised


$15,020.35

To see the products available for purchase, please choose a pick/up location below.

From the options below, find the most convenient pickup location for you. Then select the date that you would prefer to collect your order. When you make your selection, you will be transferred to the Labraid Fundraising website to complete your order.

Porter County
Fair Grounds
215 E Division Rd.
Valparaiso, IN 46348

July 30th - 4pm to 6pm

LaBraid Warehouse
9404 W 2100 S
LaCrosse, IN 46348

Open Business Hours

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Our Sponsors

We are grateful to all of the organizations who have stepped up to help!

Platinum Level Sponsors


LaBraid Fundraising

Gold Level Sponsors


Country Maid

Silver Level Sponsors


Heinold & Feller Tire
Troxel Electric

Bronze Level Sponsors


Lamar Advertising
Scannell
Porterfield Chiropractic

Friend Level Sponsors


Zoseco Coworking
Shadowland Yorkies
Jet Consulting Services

Organizer Level Sponsors


Collateral LLC
LaBraid Fundraising
Sharpline Solutions
Jet Consulting Services
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Frequently Asked Questions

What if I cannot make it to the scheduled Pick Up locations?

We are also offering a scheduled Pick Up date at our LaBraid Fundraising Warehouse, if you need further assistance with this, please contact our office at: 219.754.2501.

Is there a deadline/timeline to make a purchase?

Yes, our online ordering closes one day prior to the pickup event. Please click the Get Started button now to place your order!

Can I pay by cash at pick up?

Yes, we will accept payment by credit card through our online process, as well as cash at Pick up.

Will I be able to purchase items directly from the Pick Up locations, if I haven’t already placed my order online and paid in advance?

Yes, we can help you place your order at our Pick Up locations, and we will have plenty of treats on hand!

What if I want to purchase MORE items after this project has ended.

You are always welcome to contact LaBraid Fundraising, we can refer you to a local fundraiser near you. The best times of the year to find a Butter Braid Pastry fundraiser is in the Spring and Fall!

What if I don’t want to purchase/pick up a item, can I still donate?

Sure! You may buy and donate your item. You may also donate money at our pick up locations. Or lastly, you may donate at a local food bank.

What is a Butter Braid Pastry?

The Butter Braid® brand is all about family. Through our pastries, we celebrate togetherness and support future generations of hungry dream-chasers. Years ago, we began baking pastries in our kitchen to bring in extra money for our family. What started as a side job grew and grew, from farmers markets to retail stores, from mixing bowls to industrial-sized mixers, from home kitchens to renovated buildings. What started as love for family and love of baking grew to become the Butter Braid brand. And after years of selling our pastries in stores around town, a suggestion to offer Butter Braid pastries for a fundraiser inspired us to look at ways we could share the good. Today, Butter Braid pastries are available exclusively through fundraisers, so with each purchase, you’re getting a tasty treat and supporting a loved one. Braided by hand, each Butter Braid pastry is a symbol of the dedication we have to our family, our love of gathering around the table and our hope that others will reach their goals. We offer 10 flavors: Apple, Blueberry Cream, Bavarian Creme, Caramel Rolls, Cherry, Cinnamon, Cream Cheese, Cinnamon Rolls, Four Cheese & Herb, and Strawberry Cream Cheese.

How does this project work?

Pantries have told us they can feed a family of 3 for a week on a $30 donation. Our goal is to sell at least 10,000 items and raise at least $115,000. Please select the Get Started button to select a location and time to begin the process to buy some Butter Braid Pastries ® and support Feed NWI!

What counties in Indiana will benefit from this project?

Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Starke & Pulaski Counties will all be included in this project.

Why did this project get started?

During this time, many or our fellow community members are finding it necessary to rely on food pantries in volumes not seen in recent history. We have designed this project to bring people together and support the local needs of people hit the hardest by our current environment. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 56 thousand people across NWI have applied for Unemployment, which is causing a great strain on our local food pantries ~ we want to HELP!

Why Does Feed NWI Exist?

As the COVID-19 situation has impacted our Northwest Indiana communities many of us are asking ourselves ‘How can I help those in most need?’ While we are all affected by this pandemic, many are affecting in devastating ways as they or loved ones battle illness and unemployment. In the seven county Northwest Indiana Region, over 56,000 people have filed unemployment claims in March and April 2020*. Local food banks and pantries have told us they have seen the needs coming to their doors growing exponentially. Seeing this need we – as a group of independent business leaders, team members, professionals, and concerned citizens have banded together in an all-volunteer, grassroots fundraiser to bring funds and food to the organizations that support our fellow community members most impacted at this time of great need!