Category Archives: News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mecklenburg Co. Scouts Go Scouting for Food Saturday, February 5th

Saturday, February 5, the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America will go Scouting for Food.  Scouts will go door-to-door throughout Mecklenburg Co. collecting non-perishable food items for […]

Double Your Impact! Lori and Eric Sklut Invite You to Double Down on Your Gift This Year

Lori and Eric Sklut invite you to double down on your gift this year! Are you ready to double your impact? Lori and Eric Sklut are matching your donation to […]

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Because of your support, so far this year, over 60,000 neighbors in our community have not had to wonder where their next meal is coming from. As we head into […]

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Grocery and Meal Delivery Programs Continue to Grow

Home Grocery Delivery Program continues to grow.   Since January of this year, we have delivered groceries to the homes of more than 14,000 people, a third being children and […]

Loaves & Fishes/Friendship Trays Providing Groceries, Meals and Hope

When Tina Postel first came on board as Executive Director of Loaves & Fishes, she wanted to get to know the local nonprofits providing access to healthy food, so she […]