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Loaves & Fishes: Making a Difference by Working Together

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 »


Through Their Eyes…A Video Contest for Students

Loaves & Fishes Community Services works to fight hunger and food insecurity by making sure our community has enough food to eat. Why is this so important, and how can you help? The organization is inviting our next generation to lend their perspectives to the challenge of hunger and food insecurity through a video contest.


At Loaves & Fishes, everyone is welcome, but discrimination is not.

        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 »


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.


Loaves and Fishes adjusts as demand for food grows…

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

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…

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 »


NVTV17 Spotlight Special Edition: Impact of COVID-19 on Naperville Nonprofits.

Impact of COVID-19 on Naperville Nonprofits


Loaves & Fishes: Extraordinary Times

Who could have known even a few weeks ago what extraordinary times we would be facing? The simplest of gatherings are a fond memory now as we “shelter in place.” Only the most essential of errands are approved. One of those approved errands is to the grocery store where the lines found most people’s carts… Read more »


Gift Cards For Good!

Gift Cards For Good A Delicious Way to Help! Be part of a triple win! You win, local restaurants win and Loaves & Fishes’ clients win! A very generous Loaves & Fishes donor has donated a large number of gift cards from two of Loaves & Fishes’ most supportive restaurants: Hugo’s   & Meson Sabika WE… Read more »