Posts Tagged: Naperville Sun

Naperville Sun Article, February 2, 2024-40th Anniversary

As Loaves and Fishes heads into its 40th year, one volunteer’s been with them for the long haul.

Loaves & Fishes partners with DuPagePads to bolster car donations for homless facing transportation roadblocks

Community organizations partner to bolster donated car program in DuPage County  

Chicago Tribune, Loaves & Fishes launches app that allows clients to order groceries for pickup at distribution center

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A new Loaves & Fishes app allows clients to place food orders electronically and select a pickup time that works with their schedule.

Known as the Loaves & Fishes Online Market, items can be preselected and the order filled for pickup at the Naperville nonprofit’s distribution center at 580 Exchange Court in Aurora.

Naperville Sun | November 11th, With costs going through the roof and supplies tight…

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With costs going through the roof and supplies tight, Loaves & Fishes officials worry if they’ll have enough for holiday meals Costs are rising, whether for a gallon of milk, a tank of gas or this year’s Thanksgiving turkey. Figures released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal the consumer price index,… Read more »

Naperville Sun, Loaves & Fishes buys warehouse building…

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

Loaves & Fishes says people seeking food assistance up dramatically…

Loaves & Fishes says people seeking food assistance up dramatically, and they need financial help to meet demand Chicago Tribune, Naperville Sun, April 24th, 2020 Suzanne Baker  A line of cars extended down High Grove Lane in Naperville as families waited Thursday to collect a box of food. In the last several weeks, Loaves &… Read more »

Spring has Sprung! Help Stamp Out Hunger this May!

Spring cleaning can finally begin now that the winter has released its firm grip on the suburbs. As we start emptying our cabinets and throwing away unwanted items, the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual Stamp Out Hunger food collection is a reminder that we live among neighbors who cannot afford nutritious foods for their… Read more »

Halloween initiative as sweet as candy

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 »

Naperville Eats: Marjorie McIntosh on CROP Walk

Marj McIntosh, Loaves & Fishes’ volunteer extraordinaire, was featured in a Naperville Sun article for her dedication to ending hunger! Here is an excerpt from the article: [McIntosh] is part of the annual effort to raise funds to feed the hungry through the annual CROP Hunger Walk, a national event sponsored by Church World Service… Read more »