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Loaves & Fishes’ Annual Client Survey Shows No Significant Improvement in Food Insecurity in Meck. Co.

North Carolina continues to rank among the fifteen worst states in the percentage of children lacking food on a regular basis. During the month of October Loaves & Fishes conducted […]

I AM A DENTED CAN… Confessions of a Flawed Giver

I have participated in numerous food drives in my lifetime prior to working at Loaves & Fishes.  My standard operating procedure whenever my kids’ school, local boy scout troop, letter […]

My First 60 Days Onboard at Loaves & Fishes

By Tina Postel I have spent the last 60 days learning my new role as Executive Director at Loaves & Fishes. I have met with literally hundreds of dedicated community […]

“No food…for your kids? That is the scariest.” – Leonisa’s Story

Leonisa Adams is amazing. As a Loaves & Fishes pantry volunteer, she helps clients choose groceries for their families. Walking through the pantry together, they often share stories of their […]

Beverly Howard, Retiring Executive Director of Loaves & Fishes Receives The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

 In 28 years, over 1.7 million hungry people in Charlotte-Mecklenburg have been fed because of Beverly Howard Honoring 28 years of fighting hunger and poverty in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Loaves & Fishes Executive […]

Putting Together My Wish List – A Word From Beverly Howard

After 28 years as Executive Director of Loaves & Fishes, I am retiring at the end of this week. When I informed the Board of Directors last summer, the year looked […]

Loaves & Fishes Honors Volunteers with First Beverly Howard Award

Three longtime volunteers from the Loaves & Fishes’ Mt. Carmel Baptist pantry have been named as the first recipients of the Beverly Howard Award. James Grier, Odell Way and Turner Sumpter […]

A Volunteer For Life

Every Wednesday morning, Sue Gooley arises at 6:30 a.m., hops in the shower, has breakfast, and arrives at the Holy Comforter pantry by 8:50. She sweeps the floor of the […]

Loaves & Fishes Announces New Executive Director Tina Postel

Loaves & Fishes is pleased to announce Tina Postel as its new executive director.  Ms. Postel served as the former CEO of the Billings, Montana Family YMCA for 5 years […]

Where Does Your Treasure Lie? For One Little Girl It’s In a Hotel Cabinet.

By Guest Blogger Marilyn Marks. Last week I accompanied the mother of a family of five to a Loaves & Fishes pantry. The mother was quiet and thankful that the food […]

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