Loaves & Fishes Blog

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

“Thank you for preserving my dignity during the worst time of my life.” An email from the COVID-19 Front Lines

Ms. Tina, I think you are the young lady that assisted me at a University City location and then at Galilee Ministries. Thank you for your kindness in rescheduling my initial missed appointment. I have been facing some very serious health challenges lately. It takes a lot of e... read more

Success on Wheels and Hope Heals: The Latest COVID-19 Operations Update from Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Loaves & Fishes friends, I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend.   Last week was another busy week at Loaves & Fishes serving our neighbors in need. Success on Wheels: Despite a majority of our “brick and mortar” pantry locations closing April 6th, w... read more

Adjusting Our Operations to Meet the Need – COVID-19 Week 3 Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Dear Loaves & Fishes Friends, I hope this latest update finds you all safe and sound. As COVID-19 spreads through our county and nation, we are continuing to adjust our operations to manage the overwhelming demand for food in our community - all while keeping our clien... read more

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