Category Archives: News

One Year, One Mission, One Answer

Happy Anniversary!! This May we celebrate the one year anniversary of the merger of Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays! And what a year it has been. Not only a […]

This Mother’s Day – Honor Your Mother, Feed Another

Despite challenging times, there are certain truths that will always remain the same. There are special women who will always be there to care for us and make sure that […]

Loaves & Fishes expands to offer online ordering

WFAE | By Gracyn Doctor Published March 28, 2022 at 4:19 PM EDT Charlotte-based Loaves & Fishes, which helps people in need by providing groceries and meals, is expanding its home […]

After Two Years, First Pantry Reopens For Client Choice Shopping

After two long years – we are finally able to welcome clients back for client choice shopping! Our food pantry at First Presbyterian Church uptown is the first of our […]

March for Meals – Join Us in Caring for Our Senior Neighbors

There’s no place like home. But for some of our neighbors, home can be a place of loneliness, isolation, and hunger.    Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays is fighting the isolation […]

Mecklenburg Co. Approves $2.9 Million in Funding to Expand Our Grocery Home Delivery Program

Breaking News!! We are absolutely OVERJOYED to share that Mecklenburg County Commissioners have unanimously approved the County Manager’s recommendation to provide $2.9 million in funding for our home grocery delivery […]

Thank you Tour de Turns for a Great 10 Years!

It Was a Good Run…I Mean a Good Ride and Walk! We are so grateful to our dear friends Lane Holbert and Bob Carter who, for over 10 years, have […]

By the Numbers – What You Made Possible in 2021

2021 proved to be another unprecedented year. In May, Loaves & Fishes and Friendship Trays came together as one organization increasing access to healthy, nutritious food for everyone in our […]

Bank of America Announces $1.275 Million Donation to Fight Hunger in Charlotte! Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays and Second Harvest Food Bank To Each Receive $637,500!

Bank of America Donates $1.275 Million to Help Fight Hunger in Charlotte, with Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays both receiving $637,500 through its COVID-19 […]

Meet Peter Deckbar, Meal Delivery Driver for Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays

Our Home Meal Delivery Program continues to grow, doubling the number of recipients receiving meals over just one year ago. Peter Deckbar is one of the newest staff members to […]