What's New

New Appointment to the Board of Directors

It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Rebecca Obarski of Nagle Obarski, P.C., Attorneys at Law to the Loaves & Fishes  Board of Directors. “We are excited and honored that Rebecca is joining our Board,” said Mike Havala, President and CEO of Loaves & Fishes. “She will bring her unique perspective and… Read more »


Continental Motors is Driven to Care

Continental Motors offered hope for a brighter future during their 9th Driven to Care Event, held at Continental Toyota in Hodgkins on December 9, 2019. Eight struggling families received a car courtesy of the Continental Motors Group franchises: Acura, Audi, Ferrari, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, and Toyota. This year’s event brought the total number of… Read more »


Giving Tuesday 12-3-19

GIVING TUESDAY Loaves & Fishes is a proud participant in Giving Tuesday. Loaves & Fishes has an incredible opportunity to receive  $90,000 in matching funds, which means that your gift will go TWICE as far! Your donation will have an extra impact to help struggling families receive access to healthy foods and programs to promote self-sufficiency. Our vision… Read more »


Holiday Hope

  Give the Gift of HOPE The Holiday Season is approaching!  Your gift will provide a family with a complete Holiday meal and, more importantly, the gift of HOPE! Download the form below and mail it to Loaves & Fishes, or visit DONATE NOW and select the Holiday Hope Food Drive.  


REFUEL

DECEMBER 10TH, 2019 1 DAY TO REFUEL, REFOCUS, & RESTART Dealer Inspire’s 3rd Annual REFUEL is a special, one-day event that brings the community together to unplug, gain new perspectives, get healthier, and be inspired by celebrity speakers. It’s a can’t-miss day that will set you on the right path for 2020. Proceeds from ticket… Read more »


Announcing the new Virtual Food Drive

Loaves & Fishes Community Services is excited to announce a new way to get involved in the fight to end hunger, with their new Virtual Food Drive. “You click, families eat!” Loaves and Fishes Community Services is making it easier to help families in need with the Virtual Food Drive. With just a few clicks at… Read more »


Ocean to Plate, Toasting for a Cause 2019

You are cordially invited to join us for Ocean to Plate, Toasting for a Cause on November 11, 2019. We are proud and honored to partner with Catch 35 for an Exclusive Dining Experience. Toasting for a Cause raises funds for essential needs that help struggling families, seniors and children. Visit our event page for… Read more »


Dollar Up, Hunger Down!

Sponsored by Dine Naperville, Dollar Up, Hunger Down! takes place during Hunger Action Month in September which draws attention to the more than 800 food-insecure families from our area visiting Loaves & Fishes each week. Loaves & Fishes Community Services is very grateful for the support restaurants offer our community. Given that each is food based,… Read more »


Privileged to Serve for 35 Years

“They may start to come here for the food, but we have the opportunity — maybe the obligation — to help them in other ways.” – Mike Havala, Loaves & Fishes CEO  


35th Anniversary Proclamation from DuPage County Board

    Loaves & Fishes Community Service was honored to receive a Proclamation from the DuPage County Board commemorating its 35th Anniversary. DuPage County Chairman, Dan Cronin presented President/CEO Mike Havala, Vice President of Advancement Nancy Wiersum, and Vice President of CARES Programs Janet Derrick with the official proclamation in celebration and appreciation for 35 years… Read more »