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Packing Hope, One Box at A Time – Week 10 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes Friends, Weekly numbers:  We continue to serve a huge number of people each week through our mobile and home delivery operations, though we are beginning to experience a slight decline in need week over week.   This week we served 2,946 individuals... read more

Diapers Are A Need – Week 9 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, This past week we served 3,159 individuals (1,239 children and 160 seniors). Although we saw a small decrease in our numbers this week compared to last week, we continue to see almost triple the demand we normally experience at this time of y... read more

Staggering Numbers followed by Bright Blessings – Week 8 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, Here are a few updates from our busy week: Staggering Numbers: As we close out the month of April, the need for food assistance remains staggeringly high.  This past week we provided 3,748 individuals with a week’s worth of groceries. ... read more

Eligibility Change is the Latest Operational Shift for Loaves & Fishes – Week 7 Update from Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, This past week, the Loaves & Fishes Board of Directors voted unanimously to make a change in the eligibility policy for our clients. That, and a staggering surprise, are just a couple of the updates for Week 7 of our COVID-19 response. ... read more

“Through the Roof” Numbers while a Pilot Program Grows and Blessings Flow – Week 6 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, Here is a quick update regarding our COVID 19 response for week 6. Mobile Pantries:  We are getting the hang of these mobile operations!  This past week we held mobile pantries at 20 different locations all over Meckl... read more

Figuring Out the Best Way to Live on Hope

COVID-19 was becoming a factor in our pantry service when I volunteered at one of our pantries several weeks ago.  For the safety of clients and volunteers, we had just suspended Client Choice, where clients are able to shop for their groceries.  We were wearing gloves as we we... read more

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