978-772-4627 • 234 Barnum Road, Devens, MA

Non-Discrimination Policy

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. (Loaves & Fishes) is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination for volunteers, clients, and staff. Loaves & Fishes will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, age or other legally protected personal characteristics.

No person will be excluded from agency programs, services or other benefits; no staff member, with regard to hiring, assignment, promotion, or other conditions of employment; and no volunteer will be discriminated against because of any of the above-listed legally protected personal characteristics.

Loaves & Fishes will make reasonable accommodations wherever necessary for employees or volunteers with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty, expense or create new safety issues.

Loaves & Fishes will make reasonable accommodations wherever necessary for clients with disabilities provided that those accommodations do not create additional safety and liability issues.

Loaves & Fishes will thoroughly investigate instances of alleged discrimination and take corrective action if warranted.

Approved by Loaves & Fishes Board of Trustees, June 12, 2012