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! 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 »
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
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
Our Giving Community Positively Naperville, May 2020 “I’ve been fortunate to have witnessed our giving community at work. Your stepping up to support the many families in need is simply amazing. Thank you so much.”-Mike Havala, CEO, President of Loaves & Fishes Read more: Our Giving Community, by Mike Havala, Positively Naperville, May 2020
Loaves & Fishes says people seeking food assistance up dramatically, and they need financial help to meet demand Chicago Tribune, Naperville Sun, April 24th, 2020 Suzanne Baker A line of cars extended down High Grove Lane in Naperville as families waited Thursday to collect a box of food. In the last several weeks, Loaves &… Read more »