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Were you unable to attend our October 20th virtual annual meeting?

Did you attend but want to see it again?

Our volunteer video team recorded our Annual Meeting and it is now available to watch.

  • Hear about our accomplishments in the past year, the challenges we faced and how an entire community responded
  • See the Founder’s Award recipients who have contributed their time and talent to Loaves & Fishes’ mission for 10 or more years
  • Hear client stories that remind us how real the need is and keep us energized to make a difference
  • Find out which 20 volunteers gave the most time last year
  • Meet the Grande and Van Wormer Award recipients
  • Hear about our Community Partner Award recipients and the huge difference they made
  • Celebrate Paul’s amazing contributions to the pantry ahead of his upcoming retirement


Loaves & Fishes will reopen on April 24, 2020

We hope you are all doing well and managing to stay healthy during this difficult time. As you know, the Pantry has been temporarily closed for the past few weeks in order to regroup.

Our staff team has been working very hard to recruit new volunteers, establish a fleet of trucks and drivers to retrieve our orders from the Greater Boston Food Bank, fine tune the drive-thru operation and ensure that enhanced safety protocols are in place.

We are happy to announce that the Pantry will reopen on Friday, April 24th!

If you or someone you know needs help with groceries, we encourage you to visit.

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Loaves & Fishes Update: Getting ready to re-open

Loaves & Fishes recently closed temporarily despite no known cases of Covid-19 among our staff and volunteers. We had made several changes to continue operating in the current state of emergency but eventually needed to close for a short time to refresh our volunteers, secure a new means of getting our food supply and fine-tune our drive-thru operation and safety protocols. We are now re-grouping and preparing to re-open soon.

You can help: we still need lower vulnerability volunteers, a box truck with driver once a week and financial donations.

We know our clients depend on us perhaps more than usual right now and will be opening as soon as we can.

For more details on how we got here, what’s coming, how you can help and what clients can expect when we re-open:

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