Stories of Hope

Let’s Screen and Intervene

Loaves & Fishes was fortunate to have members of the Smile Squad visit our facility recently, a mobile dental clinic that travels from place to place in DuPage County offering general dental checkups to at-risk children. One of our visitors on Smile Squad day was a mother with a 5 year old boy. She was… Read more »


The Return to College Ritual

The summer is passing by way too quickly. It seems like we just moved our daughter’s “stuff” home from college and she is already preparing her list of additional “stuff” to bring back to college! It was easier when her school supply list consisted of 8 markers, 4 glue sticks, 10 No. 2 pencils, 4… Read more »


Making Birthday Wishes Come True

@NapervilleIL resident Kate Schultz donated 106 birthday bags to @loaves_fishes for children's birthday treats #NN17 pic.twitter.com/X8SA6cV2tm — NCTV17 (@NCTV17) July 15, 2015


Blackhawks Fan Makes a Difference

Corey donated items that he collected to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah! Thanks Corey! #KidsCare2 #Donate #blackhawks #hockeyfan #hockey #food #fooddrive #giveback A photo posted by Loaves & Fishes (@loavesfishes1984) on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:22am PDT


Red Rocker Helps Fight Hunger

“It takes a village to raise a child,” said Megan Selck, Loaves & Fishes’ President and CEO. Family life and services are primary focuses to Loaves & Fishes, making every volunteer, donation and contribution a positive difference maker. A new addition to our cause is Sammy Hager, front man of The Circle and a member… Read more »


Returning to her Roots

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I was delighted to attend the ribbon-cutting on Thursday for the Elmwood Elementary School garden. I had been notified of this event several months ago by Sandy Bell, the organizer of this amazing project, after she had read my blog. Other schools in Naperville have gardens that have been successfully producing vegetables and fruits for… Read more »


The Recipe for Success

I’m not really a recipe person. When (if) I prepare dinner, it’s really more about what’s in the refrigerator than anything else. I like flexibility when I cook, and the whole idea that a lot of food will not be going to waste. After starting with a few fundamentals, like mirepoix or pesto, I feel… Read more »


Happy 8th Birthday to Hanna, the Food Drive Organizer

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Naperville Jaycees Help to End Child Hunger

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Celebrating with District 203

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