Posts Tagged: Naperville

L&F child artists featured in 2014 calendar

“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 »


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 »


CROP Walk close to raising $50,000

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 »


Nurturing Partnerships: Sharing the Spotlight

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 »


“Yes We Can” Raises 8,919 pounds of Food

Special thanks to Sasha and Vaughn Lindstrom who initiated this incredible project and to Mayor George Pradel who helped rally the entire community around this effort. According to the Chicago Tribune: What began as a brother and sister competing to collect the most cans of soup now may become one of Naperville’s most successful food… Read more »


Loaves & Fishes Community Services continues to address unprecedented need in Naperville

from Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce December 7, 2012 By: Susan Frick Carlman This might sound like a broken record, but the Loaves & Fishes Community Services has broken its own grim record. Again. During November, the Naperville hunger relief agency fed 1,972 families in need, some of whom turned to the pantry more than… Read more »