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The Inaugural Naperville Chef Showdown!

Watch the NCTV17 production of Loaves & Fishes’ Inaugural Naperville Chef Showdown! Naperville Chef Showdown


Naperville Chef Showdown 2018

It’s more than a showdown…it’s a Chef Showdown! Our Inaugural Chef Showdown was a success due to the generosity and valued participation of our sponsors, partners, Executive Chefs, Sous Chefs and honored guest judges! Photo Gallery Below Chef Eddie from Catch 35 & Chef Danny from Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House competed in Loaves & Fishes’ inaugural Naperville… Read more »


Suburban Poverty on the Rise

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Poverty in the suburbs is often out of sight, out of mind. But between 2000 and 2015, the low-income population of DuPage County grew by 78 percent, to a total of 170,000 people. Unlike urban poverty where people often live in one concentrated area, suburban poverty is widespread, making the problem less visible, but still… Read more »


The Rotary Club of Naperville’s 2017 Paul Harris Awards

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The Rotary Club of Naperville recently honored some locals doing good in our community. The club acknowledged ten individuals with the 2017 Paul Harris Fellow Award for Service, named after the founder of Rotary. It’s the highest recognition given to non-club members who exhibit the Rotary’s motto “service above self,” recognizing those who have made… Read more »


NCTV Spotlight

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Loaves & Fishes Community Services has served our community since 1984. On July 1, 2016 Loaves & Fishes merged with Naperville CARES.  Together their mission is to provide food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient…


Food stamp cuts may result in more L&F clients

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 »