Category Archives: Events

Raising Children Who Care; A Conversation with Lois Brandt Thursday, May 31st

Thursday, May 31st, join Loaves & Fishes for “Raising Children Who Care; A conversation with Lois Brandt,” award-winning author of Maddi’s Fridge.; an opportunity to learn how to talk to your kids about childhood hunger and poverty while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, and helping others.   Ms. Brandt will speak at a luncheon […]

Upcoming Events for 2018: Tour de Turns August 25, 2018

The 7th Annual Tour de Turns and Neighborhood Festival is Helping Turn the Corner on Local Hunger Save the Date for the 7th annual Tour de Turns and Neighborhood Festival, Saturday, August 25 at Carmel Road Neighborhood Park. This original and unique benefit bicycle ride winds through beautiful tree-lined South Charlotte neighborhoods offering 15, 25, 37 and 62 mile […]

Upcoming Events for 2018: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive May 12, 2018

Fighting hunger is as easy as walking to your mailbox! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 12, for the annual Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the largest one day food drive in the country! It is easy to participate. Place a bag of non-perishable food items by your mailbox on the morning of Saturday, […]

Scouting for Food is Saturday, Feb. 3

Saturday, February 3, the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America will be Scouting for Food.  Scouts will go door-to-door throughout Mecklenburg County collecting non-perishable food for Loaves & Fishes.  Last year’s Scouting for Food drive collected over 240,000 pounds of food for Loaves & Fishes. Scouting for Food is the super bowl of […]

Scouting for Food Continues at Harris Teeter stores through Sunday, Feb. 11

Scouting for Food continues all this week! Simply drop off non-perishable food items at any Mecklenburg County Harris Teeter store through Sunday, February 11. Just look for the red collection barrels inside you local Harris Teeter. Harry the Happy Dragon and the Mecklenburg County Council of Boy Scouts say THANK YOU!