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For even one child, not knowing where your next meal is coming from can be very scary. Families that rely on free and reduced breakfast and lunch during the school […]
Shawnovia and her husband are a working family with two school-aged children. Shawnovia also struggles with Lupus. Because of flair-ups and resulting doctors appointments, Shawnovia sometimes is forced to miss […]
Loaves & Fishes is thrilled to announce the opening of three new pantries to better serve our neighbors in need. Hope Covenant House, located in the Oakview Terrace community off […]
A growing number of college students can’t make ends meet. One local student often has to go without food while studying for exams and holding down a job. For her, […]
President George H. W. Bush delivered the call to service in his inauguration speech in 1989 and reinforced the idea often during his presidency. “We can find meaning and reward […]
Charlotte will become a better, kinder city only if we make it that way. We have choices to make. The Opportunity Task Force is no more. The next incarnation, at […]
Many thanks to the following people who donated to WDAV during a recent on-air challenge. These generous donors responded to a fund-raising challenge to address two community needs at once: […]
This month, Tina Postel and I attended the Anti-Hunger Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Together with 1,300 hunger fighters from all 50 states, we shared information, best practices and concerns, […]
Providence Spring Elementary, winner of the Publix “Can Do” Food Drive, wanted to “Share the Love” and donate part of their winnings to 3 very deserving schools!
What started out as a food drive challenge to feed the hungry in our community has become an amazing story about the generosity of one CMS school and its desire […]
Scouting for Food Totals are in!! Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts Collect 240,000 lbs of food for Charlotte’s Hungry !
A generous Charlotte-Mecklenburg community has donated 240,000 lbs. of food for hungry neighbors in need during February’s 2017 Scouting for Food Drive to benefit Loaves & Fishes. An estimated 3,000 […]