Loaves and Fishes
The mission of Loaves and Fishes is: To provide nutritious free meals to people who are hungry across Minnesota in an atmosphere of hospitality at site locations where the need is greatest, and to develop joint ventures/partnerships with like-minded organizations assisting guests with additional basic needs key to becoming self-sufficient.
Loaves and Fishes serves a hot evening meal from 5:00 to 6:00pm, Mondays through Fridays, in the Saint Matthew’s Social Hall. There are a total of 30 teams and consisting of approximately 300 volunteers that work at the Saint Matthew’s site. From July 1st, 2015 through June 30th, 2016 :
- 23,356 meals were served
- 20%, or 4,667 meals were served to children
- An average of 1,946 meals are served each month, or about 100 meals per day.
There is an average of 10 volunteers involved in preparing and serving meals each day.
The Power of Compassion: Help Support Our Ministries to Neighbors in Need.
Upgrade the E-Box is our fundraiser that aims to raise $150,000 to replace the aging electrical panel which provides electricity to our campus buildings that serve those in need. Please watch our fundraising video and read more.
Click on the link or scan the QR code to go to our Donorbox page. Thank you for your generosity! https://donorbox.org/upgrade-the-e-box
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