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MECK Pre-K, A Pre-Kindergarten Program FREE to Eligible 4-Year-Olds Is Holding A Registration Event April 24
MECK Pre-K is a Mecklenburg County-funded Pre-Kindergarten Program FREE to eligible 4-Year-Olds. On Wednesday, April 24 they will be offering an extended hours registration event from 8:30am-8:00pm. Open Registration Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM Come by the MECK Pre-K offices Monday-Friday 9AM – 4PM to register your child for free Pre-K! Bring your application and required documents from […]
FishNet: Equipped to Feed the Hungry – Congratulations to The Comdyn Group, winner of the Blue Diamond Community Outreach Award for FishNet!
In 2016, Apparo and The Comdyn Group joined forces with Loaves & Fishes to bring our food pantries into the 21st century. The outcome was remarkable! Be sure to read the story of FishNet, our new client software system, below. Congratulations to The Comdyn Group for winning the Community Outreach Blue Diamond Award for designing FishNet […]
Stamp Out Hunger! National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is May 11 – Volunteers Are Needed
Fighting hunger is as easy as walking to your mailbox! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11, 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, […]
The Loaves & Fishes Luncheon of Hope featuring Jeannette Walls Is SOLD OUT!
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Loaves & Fishes is delighted to announce that nationally celebrated author, Jeannette Walls, will be the keynote speaker for the Loaves & Fishes Luncheon of Hope, Wednesday, May 22. Jeannette Walls knows firsthand what it’s like to grow up hungry. Her best-selling memoir, The Glass Castle, […]
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Welcoming with Open Arms – Galilee Ministries of East Charlotte Pantry Does Just That
By Ken Garfield When neighbors from around the world come to the corner of Central and Eastway Avenues, Loaves & Fishes is there to welcome them with open arms. In any language, in any culture, nothing says brotherhood like a week’s worth of groceries. Thanks to our generous supporters, Loaves & Fishes operates 34 pantries […]
Meeting of Food Access Minds in Charlotte
Access to healthy food is a critical question in Charlotte, where discussions about affordable housing and segregation usually get most of the attention. By Yen Duong for NCHealthNews.org Of the 146,000 students who attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, about 100,000 of them qualify for free or reduced cost meals. Yet, in the summertime, only around 20,000 of […]