Thank you for making a difference in the lives of others. We will continue to share stories and quotes on this post, from clients. Keep checking back once a month for an update on how our community is making a difference and transforming lives. June 2020, A newly unemployed, single father of three, needed… 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
Remembering Diane & Dalis Ramonas The Loaves & Fishes family is lovingly remembering Diane & Dalis Ramonas. Diane had been a devoted member of our staff for more than five years. As Community Relations Manager, she worked tirelessly to raise awareness about poverty and hunger. Dalis was a wonderful friend of Loaves & Fishes too,… Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
GIVING TUESDAY Loaves & Fishes is a proud participant in Giving Tuesday. Loaves & Fishes has an incredible opportunity to receive $90,000 in matching funds, which means that your gift will go TWICE as far! Your donation will have an extra impact to help struggling families receive access to healthy foods and programs to promote self-sufficiency. Our vision… Read more »
Give the Gift of HOPE The Holiday Season is approaching! Your gift will provide a family with a complete Holiday meal and, more importantly, the gift of HOPE! Download the form below and mail it to Loaves & Fishes, or visit DONATE NOW and select the Holiday Hope Food Drive.