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Loaves & Fishes Shares Research that Shows Where Charlotte’s Hungry Live
This year the Opportunity Task Force Report confirmed that for far too many in Charlotte, the dream of upward mobility remains just that….only a dream. Their research shows that our long standing issues of racial and economic segregation has only deepened. At Loaves & Fishes, we have been in the business of feeding our neighbors […]
Donate Food During the Month of November at Your Local Harris Teeter through Harvest Feast!
Join Harris Teeter and Loaves & Fishes in the fight against Hunger. Throughout the month of November, donate non-perishable food items in red collection barrels at your local Harris Teeter store. You can also donate $1, $5 or $20 at checkout. One-hundred percent of proceeds will be given directly to feed hungry neighbors in need!
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Brianna, Joe and Nancy: Stories from a Loaves & Fishes Pantry
Fall always makes me think of hay bales, corn stacks and pumpkins. Then my thoughts move on to Thanksgiving dinner, cornbread dressing and sweet potato pie. I have been blessed that I never missed a meal due to lack of food. Money may have been tight when I was young, but I liked having breakfast […]
North Carolina Ranks In Top 10 of Hungriest States in U.S.
North Carolina ranks in the top 10 but it is nothing to be proud of. 15.1% of NC households experienced food insecurity in 2016. An article in USA TODAY shares the findings from the USDA’s latest food security report. Read the article here: From Sarah Toy, USA TODAY As many Americans settle into fall with pumpkin […]
Help #GivingTuesdayCLT Raise $10 Million for Charlotte Nonprofits
After battling the crowds and getting amazing deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, wouldn’t it feel great to DO GOOD right here in Charlotte? Here’s your chance. Giving Tuesday, coming up on Nov. 28, is a global day dedicated to giving. In Charlotte we’re celebrating #GivingTuesdayCLT from Nov. 14-28 with more than 230 other […]
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It’s Hard to Focus When You’re Hungry
Katlyn Denise is 4-years-old. Recently, she came with her mom, Etta-Marie, to the Loaves & Fishes food pantry at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church to shop for food for their family. Etta-Marie and her children became homeless after she lost her job. She currently works as a bus drive for Charlotte Area Transportation Services (CATS), […]