Loaves and Fishes Community Services has launched a new online grocery market for clients.
One of the state’s largest food pantries, Loaves and Fishes created the service because in-person shopping can be difficult for clients who work multiple jobs or have physical constraints. Clients can complete an order online within 10 minutes.
Daily Herald | Demand still high at suburban food pantries, donations lagging at some By Eric Peterson Both demand for and donations to local food pantries throughout the suburbs have experienced large surges since the start of the pandemic 20 months ago. But while need continues to be unrelenting in many areas, in some of… Read more »
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Daily Herald, Helping the Helpers July 24th. An increase in demand combined with a reduction in supply has affected Naperville-based Loaves & Fishes Community Services’ ability to serve its clients. Founded in 1984, Loaves & Fishes provides healthy food and impactful programs for self-sufficiency to people in need. Read more here
The old “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” game show strategy of “phone a friend” used to apply to Wheaton resident Michelle Terry whenever she needed to visit the food pantry for groceries. But a pilot program to set up mini grocery markets in retirement communities, such as Terry’s home at Marian Park Apartments, has… Read more »