Loaves & Fishes pantries and administrative office will be closed Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 in observance of Good Friday and Easter holiday weekend.

 

Loaves & Fishes Blog

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 g... read more

Hunger, Housing and Health – Takeaways from Hunger Fighting in D.C.

From Shay Merritt, Loaves & Fishes Advocacy Coordinator I just returned from attending the Anti-Hunger Conference in Washington DC with our Executive Director, Tina Postel. The conference is a joint production of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and Feeding Ameri... read more

Brown Paper Grocery Bags Lined Up The Street…..These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things! Scouting for Food Totals 255,779lbs of Food!

Most of you know that cherished song from the Sound of Music, right?  “When the dog bites, when the bee stings, when I’m feeling sad, I simply remember my favorite things and then I don’t feel so bad” The first weekend in February, I experienced a few of my absolute f... read more

There Are So Many Stories Waiting To Be Told And We Need To Listen

I have always wanted to serve.  I come by it honestly.  One of my earliest memories is going door to door with my mother for the United Appeal---now the United Way---when I was just three years old.  I would sing a song, do a little dance and my mother would ask for the money.... read more

Information Regarding the Federal Government Shutdown and Food and Nutrition Benefits February Issuance and Helpful Resources

Many of the clients that we serve receive SNAP/food stamp benefits. The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services has announced that SNAP recipients will receive their February allocations early, in late January, but then there are no plans for further funds until federal ... read more

The faces of hunger in Charlotte might not be who you expect

  The faces of hunger in Charlotte might not be who you expect By Courtney McLaughlin  - December 28, 2018  This article is brought to you in partnership with Charlotte Five and Loaves & Fishes.  In this season of plenty, it... read more