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Category Archives: Advocacy

Hunger, Housing and Health – Takeaways from Hunger Fighting in D.C.

From Shay Merritt, Loaves & Fishes Advocacy Coordinator I just returned from attending the Anti-Hunger Conference in Washington DC with our Executive Director, Tina Postel. The conference is a joint […]

There Are So Many Stories Waiting To Be Told And We Need To Listen

I have always wanted to serve.  I come by it honestly.  One of my earliest memories is going door to door with my mother for the United Appeal—now the United […]

Fighting Hunger in Mecklenburg Co. where 1 in 5 Children Live in Poverty

Consider this: 130,000 people in Mecklenburg Co. live in poverty. 1 in 5 children in Mecklenburg Co. live in poverty. Last year, Loaves & Fishes provided a week’s worth of […]

We’re All In This Together

This month, Tina Postel and I attended the Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Together with 1,300 hunger fighters from all 50 states, we shared information, best practices and concerns, […]

“When the song of the angel is stilled…..The work of Christmas begins: To find the lost, To heal the broken, To feed the hungry,…”

I’ve seen this quote from Howard Thurmond a lot lately.  After our yearly orgy of excess in December, too much activity, food, shopping, you fill in the blank, January is […]

We Walk Because They Walk!

For the past 22 years I have spent one Sunday afternoon in October, while trudging some unfamiliar streets in uptown Charlotte, considering what it would be like not to have […]