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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Mike Havala

Mike Havala is the CEO and President of Loaves & Fishes Community Services. Contact him at mhavala@loaves-fishes.org or visit www.loaves-fishes.org.

Loaves & Fishes: Think big, work together

Loaves & Fishes is currently in the process of developing our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan. Regarding our prior Strategic Plan, with great support in many...

The Inequities of Inflation

As I am writing this, the Bureau of Labor Statistics just published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March 2022. The inflation rate rose...

A Game Changer for Loaves & Fishes and Our Community

In October, with great excitement, we announced the grand opening of our new hub facility in Aurora. Our grocery market, office headquarters, and CARES...

Loaves & Fishes: Building for Lasting Impact

This past year has created a good opportunity for all of us to rethink many things in our lives.  As part of Loaves &...

Loaves & Fishes: Our Giving Community

As we approach the second month of our stay-at-home environment, it’s interesting to see what people are doing with their time. Many people, of...

Time to Refuel

This time of year is certainly the giving season. It’s a great time to think about how we can help others who are less...

Loaves & Fishes 35th Anniversary

This year, Loaves & Fishes celebrates its 35th anniversary of serving the community. From serving eight families out of a closet in St. Raphael...

Healthy Food and Summer Needs

A key part of our new Strategic Plan is to promote overall health and self-sufficiency for our clients. This is important and necessary because...

Looking Back, Looking Forward – Loaves & Fishes Turns 35

This is a fairly common time of year for people to think about the future and what they want to accomplish going forward. In...

Being hungry is no picnic

Here we are in the middle of the summer. For most people, this is a time to get together with friends and family –...