Loaves & Fishes pantries, warehouse and administrative office will be closed Friday morning. Afternoon pantries will operate on a regular schedule beginning at 1pm. Office and warehouse open at Noon.

Loaves & Fishes Blog

Shay Merritt Recognized for Her Advocacy for the Hungry with First Lloyd Lancaster Award

We are so proud of our very own Shay Merritt who was recognized at this year's Annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk Recognition Dinner with the first ever Lloyd Lancaster Award!    The very special award is named in honor of a very special person and no one better exemplifi... read more

ONE Charlotte Health Alliance and Loaves & Fishes partner to address food insecurity; improve access to fresh, nutritious food with first-of-its-kind food pharmacies

 Two mobile food pharmacies to begin serving Charlotte’s communities in need ONE Charlotte Health Alliance (OCHA) has partnered with Loaves & Fishes to bring two, first-of-its-kind mobile food pharmacies to Charlotte. The mobile food pharmacies will travel to communitie... read more

12 Books to Read for 2020

Loaves & Fishes' Grants and Advocacy Coordinator, Shay Merritt, has put together a list of 12 must reads for 2020; some old, some new, but these 12 books educate, inform and advocate for causes that are all at play in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community.  The information and... read more

Results of 2019 Loaves & Fishes Client Impact Survey

Today, Loaves & Fishes released the results of our 2019 Client Impact Survey Findings. We wish we had better news. Despite an overall favorable economy and record low unemployment rates, we are NOT experiencing a drop in referrals for food in our community.   Rather our num... read more

Girl Scouts of North Meck. SMASH Last Year’s Food Drive Totals!!

The Girl Scouts of North Mecklenburg Co. have done it again! This year's A Can if You Can Food Drive smashed last year's totals with an astounding 20,000 pounds of food collected for Loaves & Fishes! 42 Troops or 350+ girls participated, distributing over 7,000 bags to 40 nei... read more

Would You Share Your Family’s Desperately Needed Food?

Guest blog by Sue Loeser, Pantry Volunteer at First Presbyterian Church's Loaves & Fishes Pantry    Empathy was on my mind when I helped Jane (not her real name) as she shopped for her family of six. Jane was my dream client because she liked to cook and was searching f... read more