Loaves & Fishes Blog

99,000 and Counting…. November News Update from Exec. Dir. Tina Postel

Loaves & Fishes Has Fed Over 99,000 People with the Busy Holiday Season Still To Come Photo by Lindsay Kappius 99,000 is a number that is hard to wrap your head around so it's easy to forget that each number is one of our neighbors. Neighbors like Michael ... read more

‘My kids are starving’: Food banks and pantries see explosive demand in North Carolina as pandemic continues. CNBC Features Loaves & Fishes

“You can always make exceptions for yourself, saying I’ll eat tomorrow. You’re an adult, you can put it off. But what are you going to tell your child? It’s not that easy,” Loaves & Fishes warehouse assistant Brosnan Gra... read more

We Are Here for Struggling Families – Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Dear Loaves & Fishes friends, When the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools summer feeding program came to an end earlier this month, CMS staff and volunteers helped spread the word that Loaves & Fishes is here to help hungry families fill the hunger gap. Add to that... read more

Having Time to Dig Deeper Gives Social Services Coordinator, Louise McCrorie the Answers She Needs to Help Link Clients to More Resources

Spend just a few minutes with Louise McCrorie and you believe that she could single-handedly change the world. Or, at the very least, make a tremendous difference in the lives of local families struggling to make ends meet. Since joining the Loaves & Fishes team in March as o... read more

With Every Box Delivered, A Family Is Fed

Dear Loaves & Fishes Friends, It has been a couple of weeks since our last update but things haven't slowed down at Loaves & Fishes! For one, our home delivery program continues to grow, reaching even more neighbors in need, neighbors like Erica. You can find her story... read more

Loaves & Fishes COVID-19 Report

"This is a marathon, not a sprint" The impact of COVID-19 on our community's health and economy has been swift and severe. In early March, we never could have imagined that by month's end we would be feeding three times the number of people, in a brand new way, with limited ac... read more

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