Loaves & Fishes Statement on COVID-19 Loaves & Fishes is committed to providing a safe environment for our clients, volunteers, employees and other people who visit our facilities. We are monitoring the coronavirus situation on a daily basis, and responding accordingly. Please see the instructions regarding our new distribution model: Distribution Model and COVID-19 Policy… Read more »
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
“They may start to come here for the food, but we have the opportunity — maybe the obligation — to help them in other ways.” – Mike Havala, Loaves & Fishes CEO
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 »