Event Highlights

Loaves & Fishes “Battle of the Champions” puts the fun in fundraiser

Big smiles, sizzling food, and funds raised, were the main ingredients of the Chef Showdown, “Battle of the Champions” on the evening of Wednesday, March 9, at Loaves & Fishes new Food Distribution Hub at 580 Exchange Court, Aurora. The event was held in partnership with My Chef Catering raising funds for essential services for struggling families in DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will counties.


Positively Naperville | A Game Changer for Loaves & Fishes and our Community

“Our new facility is a catalyst for being able to do more, for more, and do it better. It’s a game-changer, and together, we are truly on the road to having a lasting impact on our community.” – Mike Havala, President and CEO, Loaves & Fishes Read article here


Naperville Magazine, Giving Back | November 2021 Issue

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NCTV17, Ribbon Cutting at Loaves & Fishes’ New Distribution Facility in Aurora

Ribbon Cutting at Loaves and Fishes’ New Distribution Facility in Aurora


NCTV17, Loaves & Fishes Seeking Community Support During Hunger Action Month

Loaves and Fishes Seeking Community Support During Hunger Action Month


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.


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 »


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.


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 »


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 »