Loaves & Fishes Blog

Summer Pop Up Food Shares, Spanish Help and Other Weekly Updates from Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes Friends, Weekly numbers:  Our service numbers have remained relatively stable over the last three weeks.  We provided a week’s worth of groceries to 2,499 individuals (1,021 children, 102 seniors).  These numbers are still more than double th... read more

We Must Do More – Week 12 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Dear Loaves & Fishes friends, Our hearts are heavy, filled with anger and sadness at the death of George Floyd and the civil unrest happening nationwide and right here in our own community. We cannot ignore the racial inequities so obviously visible in our food insecuri... read more

Mobile Operations to Continue Into the Summer – Week 11 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, I hope you are all safe and well! Weekly numbers:  Our numbers this past week remained high despite multiple days filled with rain, thunderstorms and even a tornado warning!  Thankfully, our Friday afternoon mobile ended minutes before t... read more

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

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