Help feed hungry families! As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Loaves & Fishes has seen the need for emergency groceries triple. 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.

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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 […]

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Announce Summer Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch Locations

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will provide Grab and Go Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Friday –  June 15 through July 31, 10:30am-12:30pm. Scroll down for a list of locations.

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

Throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, we at Loaves & Fishes remain steadfast in our mission to feed our hungry neighbors in need. Our staff has been actively working in partnership […]

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 […]

Shay Merritt Recognized for Her Advocacy for the Hungry with First Lloyd Lancaster Award

We are so proud of our very own Shay Merritt who was recognized at this year’s Annual Charlotte CROP Hunger Walk Recognition Dinner with the first ever Lloyd Lancaster Award! […]

ONE Charlotte Health Alliance and Loaves & Fishes partner to address food insecurity; improve access to fresh, nutritious food with first-of-its-kind food pharmacies

 Two mobile food pharmacies to begin serving Charlotte’s communities in need ONE Charlotte Health Alliance (OCHA) has partnered with Loaves & Fishes to bring two, first-of-its-kind mobile food pharmacies to […]

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