Loaves & Fishes

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Year Founded:
1975
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Tina Postel, Executive Director
Main Address:
648 Griffith Road, Suite B
Charlotte, NC 28217

What We Do

Loaves & Fishes provides a week's supply of nutritionally balanced groceries at no cost to individuals and families who are experiencing a short-term crisis. Through a network of emergency food pantries in Mecklenburg County, Loaves & Fishes feeds an average of 70,000 people each year. 48% are children. In 2017, Loaves & Fishes opened an additional 10 pantries, including pantries that will serve students at CPCC and Johnson C. Smith University and UNCC.

Interesting Info

48% of Loaves & Fishes clients are children.
Loaves & Fishes was founded in 1975 at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Charlotte feeding 1,000 people that first year. Today 70,000 a year are fed.
Loaves & Fishes has never had to turn away a hungry person due to lack of food.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Needed to sort food donations in our warehouse.
Repeats every week until Mon Dec 31 2018.
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Volunteers are needed in our phone center
Repeats every week until Mon Dec 31 2018.
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
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