The typical day at Loaves & Fishes begins early in the morning, as our dedicated volunteers prepare for the nearly 1,000 families we serve each week.
They start the day by setting up our drive-through distribution route with orange cones, directional signage, and tents. Rain or shine, they put on their orange safety vests and are ready to greet our guests with a smile.
Loaves & Fishes CEO Mike Havala was a guest on Faith. Family. Focus with former NFL player Shafer Suggs and his daughter, Duke Woman’s Basketball alumni, Faith Suggs. This in-depth interview talks about Mike’s personal journey and the new chapter at Loaves & Fishes. To learn more about Faith. Family. Focus. Visit their Facebook page… Read more »
Daily Herald | Metea Key Club, Kiwanis fundraiser honors late adviser https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20210313/metea-key-club-students-and-naperville-kiwanis-honor-late-friend-by-raising-funds-for-loaves-and-fishes
Read the January 2021 article in Positively Naperville from Mike Havala, Loaves & Fishes CEO and President. https://www.positivelynaperville.com/2021/02/16/loaves-fishes-building-for-lasting-impact/119386
Mike Havala, CEO and President was a guest on NCTV17 Spotlight. Take a look at his interview below. Loaves & Fishes Community Services
Naperville Magazine, Meeting Needs February, 2021 By Dana Moran and Anne Stern The coronavirus pandemic changed how we live and work—essentially overnight. For Loaves & Fishes Community Services, it was a perfect storm of market forces: Demand for food grew dramatically, and food supply decreased due to supply chain interruptions. On top of that, due… Read more »
City to Partner with Loaves & Fishes for Utility Assistance Program
Naperville Sun, Loaves & Fishes buys warehouse building with an eye toward tripling its food assistance services January 14, 2021 Read the complete article here:
Chicago Tribune/Beacon-News, January 14th, 2021 | Loaves and Fishes buys Aurora facility to serve as new hub Read the article here. https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-loaves-fishes-st-0115-20210113-nzwzsud4ufhmfbbklwpesbygfy-story.html
Loaves & Fishes Community Services has acquired a new Aurora building that will serve as its central hub for storing, sorting and distributing food products. Read the entire article here.