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Category Archives: News

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 week remained high despite multiple days filled with rain, thunderstorms and even […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tina Postel Cares About Food Access – Profile of Loaves & Fishes Exec. Dir. by Josh Jacobson for Charlotte is Creative

Article by Josh Jacobson “Our mission is to provide a week’s worth of nutritious groceries to people facing economic hardships. And ‘economic hardship’ is a massive understatement for what our […]

Providence Day School Community Raises $150,000 for Loaves & Fishes

Families affiliated with Providence Day School pooled their giving together in a three-day fund drive last week which surpassed all expectations and netted $150,000 for Loaves & Fishes to use […]

In Response to Rise In Food Insecurity Due to Impact of COVID-19, Loaves & Fishes Increases the Number of Pantry Visits for Clients

As we continue to see food insecurity rise, the Loaves & Fishes Board of Directors made the unanimous decision to temporarily increase the number of pantry visits a client is […]

“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 […]

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 […]