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‘I felt helpless’: More Charlotte Latinx families go hungry, rely on food pantry – The Charlotte Observer

BY DEVNA BOSE The Charlotte Observer Loaves and Fishes helps to bridge local food insecurity Loaves and Fishes food pantry is preparing to see an uptick in food distribution in […]

Blackbaud Security Incident

Loaves & Fishes was recently informed of a data security incident by one of our third-party service providers, Blackbaud. Blackbaud is one of the world’s largest providers of constituent relationship […]

We Are Here for Struggling Families – Update from Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Tina Postel

Dear Loaves & Fishes friends, When the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools summer feeding program came to an end earlier this month, CMS staff and volunteers helped spread the word that Loaves […]

It’s Okay to Ask for Help. That’s What We’re Here For.

We know that during these unforeseen times families may have to make tough decisions, but food doesn’t have to be one of them. That’s what we’re here for. For anyone […]

Nonprofits Band Together to “Make the Pie Bigger” – by Kelly West, AuntBertha.com

Relationships prove powerful as food organizations in Charlotte coordinate to meet rising demand.  It was several months into the nationwide shutdown due to COVID-19, and Tina Postel had completely shifted […]

With Every Box Delivered, A Family Is Fed

Dear Loaves & Fishes Friends, It has been a couple of weeks since our last update but things haven’t slowed down at Loaves & Fishes! For one, our home delivery […]

Loaves & Fishes COVID-19 Report

“This is a marathon, not a sprint” The impact of COVID-19 on our community’s health and economy has been swift and severe. In early March, we never could have imagined […]

Volunteer Delivery Drivers Needed

Loaves & Fishes is expanding our home delivery service to two days a week and more drivers are needed. Signing up is easy! Visit our website volunteer calendar to sign […]

Ferrovial Contributes $54,000 in Support of Loaves & Fishes COVID-19 Response

       Ferrovial today announced that it has contributed $54,000 to Loaves & Fishes to support Mecklenburg County residents experiencing food insecurity. In the Charlotte region, Cintra and Ferrovial Construction […]

“I literally cried after opening all the food” Week 14 Update from Executive Director Tina Postel

Hello Friends, I hope your summer is off to a safe and happy start.  I kindly ask each of you to stay safe and vigilant.  As many of us grow […]

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