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Loaves & Fishes Changes Up Distribution to Fight Coronavirus


Best of the West 2020!

Wow! We are so honored, YOU have voted us the “Best Area Charity” as part of the West Suburban Living Magazine Best of the West 2020!


New Appointment to the Board of Directors

Loaves & Fishes Community Services is very pleased to announce the appointment of Nicki Anderson, Director of Woman’s Leadership Program at Benedictine University, to their Board of Directors.

“Nicki continues to enrich our community and culture with her vision, passion, and dedication.”  said Mike Havala, President and CEO of Loaves & Fishes.“We are honored to have her join our board and look forward to the impact she will make in advancing our strategic plan.”

“Loaves and Fishes has always stayed true to their mission of providing healthy food and impactful programs to promote self-sufficiency. As a volunteer of Loaves and Fishes on and off for over 20 years, I have seen how their mission continues to change lives. I’m honored to be selected as a Board member and will do my best to assist in moving the mission and vision forward” said Nicki Anderson.


The Essence of Volunteering

After thirty years of working in health care, I made the decision to retire and begin the next chapter in my life: I became a volunteer and I have never looked back. Volunteering at Loaves & Fishes Community Services and its CARES Programs has become my second career. The personal rewards just keep coming and I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to serve others.


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 »


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 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 »