Category Archives: News

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Virginia Sampson and Beverly Howard Awards

Even though we were unable to gather for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner for the second year in a row, we still wanted to recognize the winners of our 2020 […]

The 10th Annual Tour de Turns is Saturday, August 28th. Register Today!

Registration is now open for Tour de Turns 2021! This year’s 10th annual cycling and walking event is Saturday, August 28th and benefits Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays.       […]

Turn Your Victory Garden into a Giving Garden

Last year, we planted gardens to help our own food shortages. This year, let’s plant to help others. By Jen Tota McGivney for Southern Living,  May 10, 2021 CREDIT: COMMUNITY FOOD […]

See you later, no goodbyes

At the end of this April two very special Loaves & Fishes staff members will retire from our organization. Words cannot begin to express how much we will miss seeing […]

I was shocked by the story the numbers told – Poverty vs. Deep Poverty in Mecklenburg Co.

I was shocked by the story the numbers told.  They were numbers I have reviewed over and over, just organized differently in the new Census report formats. With 3.6% of […]

The World Shut Down and Our Work Exploded – March News Update from Executive Director Tina Postel

It’s hard to believe that exactly one year ago, we were first facing the challenges of a pandemic head on. As you may recall, the world shut down and our […]

Stronger Together in The Fight Against Hunger, Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays Have Merged!

Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays are excited to announce that our organizations have merged! We are now officially Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays, Inc. As longtime leaders in the fight […]

Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays Announce Merger

TWO LEADING HUNGER-FIGHTING ORGANIZATIONS JOIN FORCES TO BETTER SERVE MECKLENBURG COUNTY Charlotte, N.C. – The boards of directors and executive leadership of Friendship Trays and Loaves & Fishes announced today […]

Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays Merger Questions and Answers

What’s happening? Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays are merging to strengthen their capacity to tackle all the faces and phases of food insecurity in Charlotte. This is a merger […]

National Nutrition Month Recipe for Sweet Potato Nachos

American Heart Association: recipes.heart.org 

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