Loaves and Fishes is a benevolent partner of Our Saviour’s Church and a wonderful opportunity for members to volunteers, donate, and support a local food pantry.
Loaves & Fishes has served our community since 1984. The vision of Loaves & Fishes is to end hunger and transform lives in Naperville and DuPage County. It's mission is to provide food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.
Community, compassion, dignity, hope, and service are the core values of Loaves & Fishes, and are incorporated into all aspects of the organization. Client-families have access to healthy food options, as well as resources designed to encourage them toward independence. Services include Car Donation, Computer Training, Drop-in Health Clinic, English Language Acquisition Class, Emergency Financial Assistance, Emotional Support, Job Search Assistance, Legal Support, Money Education, Moving Up, Public Benefit Assistance, Resource Meetings, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.
Our Saviour’s Church is one of the Cornerstone Partners of Loaves & Fishes, and has provided support for many years in the form of volunteers, financial donations, Packs4Kids Summer Nutrition, paper drives, and cleaning product drives, Volunteer opportunities typically include help in donating and collecting products during OSLC drives, and assisting at the Loaves & Fishes facility with distribution, sorting, stocking, food recovery, home delivery, and CARES services.
You can donate to Loaves & Fishes during COVID-19 through their Virtual Food Drive. For more information on the Virtual Food Drive click here.
Interested in getting involved with the Loaves & Fishes Mission with Our Saviour's Church? Click here.
Click here for an update from Nancy Couch on how Loaves & Fishes has continued to serve those in need during COVID-19, worked through obstacles caused by the pandemic, and how you can get involved.