When you think about Thanksgiving, what comes to mind? Is it an image of a perfectly roasted golden turkey surrounded by your favorite side dishes on the dinner table? Is it the smell of a luscious pumpkin pie being pulled from the oven? Is it the sound of laughter as your loved ones enjoy the… Read more »
November is here, which unfortunately means drastic cuts to food stamp benefits. According to USA Today, “a family of four that gets $668 per month in benefits will find that amount cut by $36…Vulnerable populations [such as the elderly and children] will be hardest hit by the cuts.” How will this affect individuals in our… Read more »
In Mississippi, the infamous Chupacabra has made reported appearances. In Rhode Island, a snowman is terrorizing pedestrians. At Loaves & Fishes, we have had the pleasure of seeing the spirit(s) of Halloween incarnated by our volunteers!
“I am 10 years old. I like to help people. My favorite sport is swimming. My favorite subject in school is science. I would like to be a teacher when I grow up.” These are the words of Daniela, age 10, whose drawing, titled “People Helping Each Other,” is featured as the November artwork in… Read more »
Thanks to Bob Fischer, president of the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation, for spreading the word about our Trick-or-Treat for Loaves & Fishes! Excerpt from The Naperville Sun: In the spirit of full disclosure, my annual candy forecast is never right. Every year there is more candy than kids. This could be a good thing for… Read more »
We are grateful for all our friends who participated in the CROP Walk this year! Excerpt from Positively Naperville: The news has been With donations still being received and counted, the early tally for the 2013 Walk was close to $50,000. CROP Walk proceeds benefit those in need locally through the efforts of Loaves and… Read more »
Excerpt from “Your Cause Marketing Edge” blog: One of the key elements of successful partnerships is the ability to share the spotlight. As the struggle to stand out in a crowded field continues to grow, this trait is often overlooked. Workplace and industry competition are keen, so the pressure to achieve short-term recognition can sometimes… Read more »