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Loaves & Fishes Blog

It’s So Much More Than Food – Meet Georgette and Lynne

We recently sat down with Georgette and Lynne, two wonderful, resilient women and were struck by the words they used to describe how they felt when they received their food from Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays. [caption id="attachment_20926" align="aligncenter" width="39... read more

“I know that food doesn’t fix everything but I can think of no better place to start” – Tina Postel

Wow!  All I can say is wow!  Its been a long two years my friends and yet it has been a blur.  I’m Tina Postel, I have to privilege of being the CEO of this incredible new and yet longstanding organization…..Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays.  In the middle of a... read more

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Sees 113% Increase in Neighbors Needing Help This Summer

After the tsunami of food insecurity that we witnessed in 2020, our numbers had stabilized over the last year, even reaching pre-pandemic levels. This summer, that has all changed. Taking a look at our June service numbers (see chart below) shows a significant increase in visits ... read more

First Annual Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Hunger Partner Summit Brings Together Hunger Fighters in Meck. Co.

45 hunger fighting partners came together for the first annual Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Hunger Partner Summit to learn more about all of the programs we offer and how to connect Mecklenburg Co. residents to our services. Staff members shared the different prog... read more

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Nutrition Policy – Fighting Hunger with Intention

At Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays, fighting hunger is our mission but fighting hunger with intention is our goal. [caption id="attachment_19259" align="alignnone" width="416"] Chasidie Glover Nutrition Services Coordinator Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays[/caption] ... read more

Luncheon of Hope Featuring Stephanie Land – An Amazing Day!

What an amazing day! On Wednesday, May 25, a sold out crowd of 450 gathered at The Fillmore Charlotte to hear a powerful message from Stephanie Land, NY Times bestselling author of MAID: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive. Stephanie shared her harrowing sto... read more