Posts Tagged: Loaves & Fishes

September is Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month! Feeding America’s annual Hunger Action Month initiative encourages our community to take action and become part of the solution to end hunger. They use the color orange to draw attention to this initiative and invite the public to “go orange” on September 17th. Without awareness of a problem, people cannot… Read more »


Naperville Sun, Loaves & Fishes buys warehouse building…

Naperville Sun, Loaves & Fishes buys warehouse building with an eye toward tripling its food assistance services January 14, 2021 Read the complete article here:      


Fox 32, Good Day Chicago Interview with Mike Havala, January 12, 2021

In case you missed it, Mike Havala, Loaves & Fishes President & CEO, appeared on Fox 32, Good Day Chicago. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/889157


REFUEL 2020

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Holiday Hope

  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 our Virtual Food Drive and select the Holiday Meal.  


Loaves & Fishes Masks

Pre-purchased masks can be picked up at the Loaves & Fishes front desk Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10 am-1 pm. If you wish to make other arrangements for pick up, contact nlouis@loaves-fishes.org  Please select “Purchase L&F Mask-$15 each” from the drop-down menu provided on the Donation page. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR MASK Thank you… Read more »


Daily Herald, Helping the Helpers

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   


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 »