Above / A new strategic plan for Loaves & Fishes Community Services will be presented during an open house from 6 to 7:30PM Wed., Feb 4, 2019, at its facility in Naperville. The community is invited to learn about “Lasting Impact.”

UPDATE, Jan. 28, 2019 /  Due to the harsh weather expected on Jan. 30 , Loaves & Fishes Community Services is rescheduling the strategic plan rollout event from Jan 30 to Feb. 4.  It will be the same time and format, starting at 6PM on Monday, Feb 4.

Original Post, Jan. 24, 2019, with update / Loaves & Fishes Community Services has unveiled its new 2019 -2021 Strategic Plan to serve the community. The plan, titled “Lasting Impact,” builds on the successful completion of the prior Strategic Plan and outlines three key aspirations developed to address unmet needs and the growing population of the working poor.

President & CEO Mike Havala

“Our new Strategic Plan focuses on how we can significantly impact families’ lives through food and programs that promote overall health and self-sufficiency,” said Loaves & Fishes President & CEO Mike Havala. “We will do this through concentration on healthy food, other health initiatives, and an outcome-based approach for all of our programs to build strong foundations for self-sufficiency.”

Other aspects of the new Strategic Plan include the potential implementation of innovative delivery
models and technology for food and other programs. The plan was a culmination of months of discussion and analysis by Loaves & Fishes Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, donors, and its Community Advisory Council.

“We are very excited about where this plan will take us to meet the needs of struggling families in our
community,” said Havala. “This year, we celebrate our 35th year of serving the community. Some
incredible things have been accomplished over the years with our community’s involvement and

Open House planned 6PM-7:30PM Mon., Feb. 4

The community is invited to attend an open house reception for the Loaves & Fishes Community
Services 2019-2021 Strategic Plan roll out from 6PM to 7:30PM on Mon., Feb. 4, 2019,
at its facility located at 1871 High Grove Lane in Naperville.

Light refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend. 

Kindly RSVP to Special Events Manager Nicole Louis at nlouis@loaves-fishes.org.

Loaves and Fishes Community Services since 1984

Loaves & Fishes Community Services is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that has served our
community since 1984. Our vision is ending hunger and transforming lives. We provide healthy food
and impactful programs to help our clients become more self-sufficient and create their own bright
future stories.

For more information about the nonprofit organization, contact Loaves & Fishes Community Services at ((630) 355-3663 or visit www.loaves-fishes.org.

Story submitted by Michelle Iskowitz, Director of Marketing & Communications, for Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry. For other upcoming events such as the Naperville Chef Showdown on April 17, 2019, visit “Events” at www.loaves-fishes.org.