Help feed hungry families! As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Loaves & Fishes has seen the need for emergency groceries triple. Your support is needed to ensure our neighbors in need are fed. Click here for Loaves & Fishes response to COVID-19.  To donate online click here or text HUNGERACTION to 44321.

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“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

March is National Nutrition Month – Food, Nutrition and Health Tips

What is National Nutrition Month All About? National Nutrition Month is celebrated every year in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year it is given a different theme but it’s focus remains on the importance of making informed food choices and developing n... read more

“If They Couldn’t Come Here, I Worry They Wouldn’t Eat”, Volunteer Sissy Poland

  Sissy Poland did not hesitate when asked why she volunteers for Loaves & Fishes' pantry at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. "Food is important to everyone, I see it as a great human need. If they couldn't come here I worry they wouldn't eat. She especially... read more

He Shook My Hand and Repeated 5 Words Over & Over, “Thank you! Blessings! Bless You” Meet 3 of the Neighbors You Fed in One Day at a Loaves & Fishes Pantry

There is no one size fits all, no one age or situation that defines who is hungry in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. One Saturday a month, Loaves & Fishes' Grants and Advocacy Coordinator, Shay Merritt, volunteers at our pantry at Eastern Hills Baptist Church.  Here Shay shares w... read more

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