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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 our Virtual Food Drive and select the Holiday Meal.  


Hinsdale Magazine Sept. Issue, A Helping Hand

Thank you Hinsdale Magazine for including us in your September issue, A Helping Hand, Community Memorial Foundation working together with non-profits.    


September is Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month! Feeding America’s annual Hunger Action Month initiative encourages our community to take action and become part of the solution to end hunger. They use the color orange to draw attention to this initiative and invite the public to “go orange” on September 10. According to Feeding America, in 2020, more than… Read more »


Night to End Hunger 2020, Thank you video.

We are incredibly grateful for the generosity and outpouring of support at Night to End Hunger. Our community is truly making a difference in the lives of others! The evening would not have been possible without the support of our sponsors. On behalf of the hundreds of families we serve each week, we offer our sincerest gratitude.


Daily Herald, Helping the Helpers

Daily Herald, Helping the Helpers July 24th. An increase in demand combined with a reduction in supply has affected Naperville-based Loaves & Fishes Community Services’ ability to serve its clients. Founded in 1984, Loaves & Fishes provides healthy food and impactful programs for self-sufficiency to people in need. Read more here   


NTEH Auction Items..Sneak Peek!

Get a sneak peek at some of our most unique auction items ever! Join us for Night to End Hunger, our virtual gala on August 29th. Register for auction  Our Silent Auction will open Friday, August 21st!  “Navigating our New Normal”- Life Coaching Sessions with Dr. Laura Bokar – Never have so many people encountered… Read more »


Loaves & Fishes: Making a Difference by Working Together

Loaves & Fishes: Making a Difference by Working Together | Positively Naperville, June 1, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed our way of life and caused a great deal of strain on our community. With unemployment reaching historic highs in just a couple of months, many households are concerned about their immediate financial future… Read more »


At Loaves & Fishes, everyone is welcome, but discrimination is not.

        June 5, 2020 We are deeply saddened, frustrated and outraged by the recent and long history of inexcusable acts of hatred and injustices in our society.  Nobody should ever be subject to oppression, racism and inequity. Loaves & Fishes strives to be a trusted resource to our friends and neighbors in… Read more »


New Date for Naperville Chef Showdown 2020

Loaves & Fishes Community Services is thrilled to announce Naperville Chef Showdown, “Battle of the Champions” will be on Wednesday, April 15, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Loaves and Fishes adjusts as demand for food grows…

Decent: Loaves and Fishes adjusts as demand for food grows: ‘What do we need to do to get to where we need to be? Chicago Tribune, May 1, 2020 By Hilary Decent “With food, the need is right here right now. We are the boots on the ground,” Mike Havala, CEO of Loaves and Fishes… Read more »