Hunger Has No Season™
Loaves and Fishes is committed to providing meals and fellowship to the poor, hungry, and disenfranchised within our community. 2001-2016 Annual Reports.
Who are we?:
Loaves and Fishes is a nonprofit, volunteer program incorporated in 1982. Our purpose is to feed and aid the disenfranchised. Enfield Loaves and Fishes Executive Board 2008.
Where are we?:
We are located in the St. Andrew's Church Hall at 28 Prospect Street. Our mailing address is Enfield Loaves and Fishes, Inc., P.O. Box 544, Enfield, CT 06083-0544. Our phone number is (860) 741-0226. Click Here for directions.
We have gone from serving 15,625 meals in 1992 to 128,101 meals in 2016, with an additional 108,116 snacks prepared for children. Of the thousands of meals served, about 45% of meals went to children in the soup kitchen and ERfC after school programs, while another 42,798 were provided for home consumption in emergency situations.
We are staffed almost exclusively by volunteers from the community and operate under the guidance of a Director and a volunteer Board of Directors.
Food and commodities are supplied through federal and state programs, as well as by local businesses, schools, churches, and civic organizations.
Dinners are served Sunday through Friday from 4-5 p.m. and on Saturday from 11-12:30 p.m., with various churches or groups providing meals and volunteers on Saturdays and Sundays. More Information