Help feed hungry families! Loaves & Fishes anticipates the need for emergency food to spike with the economic impact on our community.  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.

Category Archives: News

COVID-19 Week 4 Operations Updates From Executive Director Tina Postel

From all of us at Loaves & Fishes, we hope you are all safe and sound AT HOME.  Here is the latest update from Executive Director Tina Postel for the […]

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 […]

What does A “Stay-At-Home” Order Mean for Serving Our Neighbors In Need?

Mecklenburg Co. has issued a stay-at-home order through April 16. Under this order, county residents may visit grocery stores, pharmacies, healthcare providers if needed and pick up food from a […]

So Much Has Happened In One Week – An Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Demand has increased exponentially. Funds are needed right now to purchase food in bulk and for hiring temporary warehouse help. Dear Friends, So much has changed so rapidly that I wanted to […]

CMS announces meal-distribution plan for kids

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will provide grab and go meals while schools are closed. Lunch (and breakfast for the next day) will be served in participating school’s parking lots. Meals are free […]

Loaves & Fishes COVID-19 Response – How You Can Help

Loaves & Fishes provides the essential service of food and is therefore EXEMPT from the current Stay-At-Home order so that we can continue to serve our neighbors in need.   As […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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, […]

THANK YOU Meck. Co. Council Boy Scouts for an Amazing Scouting for Food Drive!!!

WOW! 278,859 lbs of food!! Scouting for Food 2020 is in the books and we are so grateful for the incredible hard work of hundreds of Mecklenburg County Council, Boy […]