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This Giving Tuesday, Help Us Deliver More Meals With a New Set of Wheels!

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving and generosity, and here in Charlotte, we celebrate with #GivingTuesdsayCLT – an opportunity to come together to take action for our […]

What You Made Possible This Thanksgiving Holiday

We wanted to share with you a snapshot of what you made possible for thousands of our neighbors in Mecklenburg Co. Thanksgiving turkey distributions began Wednesday, November 16th and continued […]

It’s So Much More Than Food – Meet Georgette and Lynne

We recently sat down with Georgette and Lynne, two wonderful, resilient women and were struck by the words they used to describe how they felt when they received their food […]

Pantry Network Taps Instacart to Support Choice, Home Delivery

by Ambreen Ali for Food Bank News as part of an ongoing series highlighting innovation and best practices at the nation’s food pantries. Wheel a cart around any grocery store […]

Fight Hunger 2022 – Sept. 28 is The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

On September 28, 2022, the White House will hold the first conference on hunger in over 50 years. Here are some ways to get involved in making hunger a thing […]

Information for Free Healthy School Breakfast and Lunch Programs

from the NC Alliance for Health For the past 2 years, all students have received school meals at no cost thanks to federal USDA waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. But […]

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Sees 113% Increase in Neighbors Needing Help This Summer

After the tsunami of food insecurity that we witnessed in 2020, our numbers had stabilized over the last year, even reaching pre-pandemic levels. This summer, that has all changed. Taking […]

First Annual Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Hunger Partner Summit Brings Together Hunger Fighters in Meck. Co.

45 hunger fighting partners came together for the first annual Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Hunger Partner Summit to learn more about all of the programs we offer and how to […]

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Launches New Online Grocery Ordering Platform in Partnership with Instacart

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays has launched a new online grocery ordering platform in partnership with Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America. With this new grocery ordering website, […]

Charlotte Hornets Foundation Awards $25,000 Hunger Grant to Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays

June 14, 2022 – The Charlotte Hornets Foundation announced today that it has donated $25,000 to Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays, Inc. as its annual Hunger Grant. The donation was made […]