Community Impact

Welcoming Four New Board Members

Loaves & Fishes Community Services is very pleased to announce the appointment of four new board members:  Michael Mitchem, Alex Pope, Dr. Amy Stoeffler, and Karen Wells.  Michael Mitchem has been in the food industry his entire career and currently serves as the General Manager of Cargill North America’s Protein Distribution Facility in the southwest… Read more »


Chicago Tribune, Rotary Club of Naperville gives donations….

Chicago Tribune, Rotary Club of Naperville gives donations to Loaves & Fishes Community Services


Naperville teams up with Loaves & Fishes Community Service


NCTV17, Janet Derrick reflects on her career as she retires from Loaves & Fishes

Janet Derrick reflects on her career as she retires from Loaves and Fishes Community Services


Naperville Magazine, Celebrating 40 Years

  https://tinyurl.com/Napmagazine Naperville Magazine 2024


Summer and Food Insecurity: A Growing Challenge

Loaves & Fishes – Summer and Food Insecurity: A Growing Challenge


Stamp Out Hunger-May 11


NCTV17 Spotlight Interview, Loaves & Fishes Community Services Celebrates 40 Years

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, Loaves & Fishes Community Services remains a beacon of hope for 8,000-9,000 individuals each week by providing healthy food and impactful programs to promote self-sufficiency. As the largest food pantry in Illinois, its impact resonates far and wide.


Janet Derrick Retirement

As Janet Derrick announces her retirement from her role as Executive Vice President of Programs at Loaves & Fishes, we reflect on the remarkable impact she has made serving our community. Under Janet’s leadership, Loaves & Fishes has not only continued to provide resources for the growing demand of our services but has provided a… Read more »


Naperville Sun Article, February 2, 2024-40th Anniversary

As Loaves and Fishes heads into its 40th year, one volunteer’s been with them for the long haul.