Loaves & Fishes Blog

United Methodists Keep Pounding Food Drive vs. Denver, Co.

Hey Charlotte – let’s beat Denver on and off the field! A Food Drive Challenge – Charlotte vs Denver Brought to you by the people of The United Methodist Church From the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church: As we look forward t... read more

When you have to make choices – gas, lights or food?

Juanita Reed has a degree from Johnson C. Smith University, is a substitute teacher for children with special needs for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. She is recovering from a recent hip replacement and is on leave. She came to the Loaves & Fishes pantry at Holy Co... read more

A Holiday Madhouse (for which we are #grateful)!

On a rainy morning one week before Thanksgiving, three SUVs and a pickup pulled up to the back door of the Holy Comforter pantry. Workers from Mayer Brown, a global law firm with a Charlotte office, unloaded 3,000 lbs of food, while Loaves & Fishes volunteers scrambled... read more

Halloween for Hunger

You can help feed hungry neighbors in need this Halloween. It's simple! Organize a food drive in your neighborhood, at your office or Halloween party at your house of worship. Some neighborhoods place flyers on neighbors' doors a few days before Halloween asking for canned go... read more

Summer and the living ain’t easy

How can it be this hot before summer officially gets here? We’re in the midst of a two week hot spell with temperatures in the mid to high 90’s every day. Not the way I picture June in the Piedmont. That makes me think of all the different ways we picture summer. For most ... read more

Meet Me in Galilee

Spring always brings new life! Whether you celebrate Easter, Passover or just the beauty of a Carolina spring; new opportunities, new possibilities and new growth are everywhere you look. April has brought some rebirth to Loaves & Fishes. After a couple of years of turmoil, ... read more