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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 Boy Scouts from The Mecklenburg County Council of Boy Scouts of America went door-to-door February 4th collecting food, as well as staffed 10 food collection […]
Charlotte 49ers & Harris Teeter Raise $1,000 and 152lbs of Food for Scouting for Food
The Charlotte 49ers and Harris Teeter partnered to raise money and gather food at the 49ers’ men’s basketball game against Florida International on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. For every Niners’ assist during the game, Harris Teeter committed to donate $50 worth of food to the Boy Scouts of Mecklenburg County’s “Scouting for Food” program, benefiting […]
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I AM A DENTED CAN… Confessions of a Flawed Giver
I have participated in numerous food drives in my lifetime prior to working at Loaves & Fishes. My standard operating procedure whenever my kids’ school, local boy scout troop, letter carrier or church was in need of food was to scour through my pantry to donate the cans of my least favorite items collecting dust […]
Scouting for Food Continues at Harris Teeter stores through Sunday, Feb. 12
Scouting for Food continues all this week! Simply drop off non-perishable food items at any Mecklenburg County Harris Teeter store through Sunday, February 12. Just look for the red collection barrels inside you local Harris Teeter. Harry the Happy Dragon and the Mecklenburg County Council of Boy Scouts say THANK YOU!
Are You Up For A Challenge? Provide 131,579 meals for Charlotte’s Hungry this Winter!
Are you up for a challenge? Lori and Eric Sklut are challenging the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community to provide 131,579 meals for the hungry this winter. For every dollar donated to Loaves & Fishes through January 31, 2017, the Skluts will match dollar for dollar up to $25,000, potentially generating $50,000 for Charlotte’s hungry. “The winter months […]
Meet Lathan – the adorable artist behind Loaves & Fishes’ new Holiday Card!
Lathan is 5 years old and a kindergartner in CMS. He is the artist behind this year’s new Loaves & Fishes’ Holiday Card. Lathan lives with his grandmother Della, who has raised him since he was a year old. Della recently lost her job and even with Medicaid and Medicare, she does not have enough […]