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November 5, 2010
Joan Smith Presented with Wisdom and Compassion Award from Providence Health & Services
Joan Smith Presented with Wisdom and Compassion Award from Providence Health & Services

Loaves & Fishes Centers Executive Director Joan Smith received the Compassion and Wisdom Award at the All Saints Day Community Breakfast on Nov. 5, sponsored by Providence Health & Services. This is the third year for the event.

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October 21, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Seeks 1,500 Volunteers for Donate Dinner Project Thanksgiving Week
Loaves & Fishes Centers Seeks 1,500 Volunteers for Donate Dinner Project Thanksgiving Week

 

Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People is looking for  volunteers who are willing to spend two-hours for a good cause this holiday season.

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October 20, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Seeks Meals-On-Wheels Drivers for Veteran’s Day

Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People is seeking volunteer drivers to ensure homebound seniors receive nutritious meals and a bit of companionship on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.

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September 30, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Board Member Receives Governor’s Award

A member of Loaves & Fishes Centers Board of Director has received a Senior Leadership Award from the Oregon Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Del Judy, who has served on Loaves & Fishes Centers Board of Director since 2007, will receive the award on Friday, Oct. 1.

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September 28, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Adds New Board Members, Elects Officers

Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People elected Board officers for the 2010-11 fiscal year during the nonprofit organization’s annual meeting on Sept. 22, 2010.

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September 22, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Opens New Meal Site in Southeast Portland

Loaves & Fishes Centers will open a new senior dining room in Southeast Portland in October. Located in the Clark Family Center at 2740 SE Powell Blvd., the meal site will open for lunch on Monday, Oct. 4. Hot, nutritious lunches will be served Monday through Friday.

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August 30, 2010
78th Street Garden Begins Harvest for Seniors
78th Street Garden Begins Harvest for Seniors

Loaves & Fishes Centers is into gardening in a big way. In an effort to provide fresh produce and reduce food costs, Loaves & Fishes Centers has planted several large gardens throughout the metro area. The largest garden, located at the 78th Street Garden in Vancouver, is more than an acre. Planted in carrots, potatoes and squash in June, a team of more than 100 volunteers will harvest the first batch of carrots on Saturday, Sept. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. They are expecting to harvest 5,000 pounds of vegetables. Volunteers will also harvest carrots at an adjoining garden plot for the Clark County Food Bank.

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Tags: garden, luepke
August 12, 2010
Hillsboro Loaves & Fishes Center Seeks Volunteers

Hillsboro Loaves & Fishes Centers seeks volunteers to assist with delivering meals to homebound seniors and to assist in the center kitchen.

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August 10, 2010
Loaves & Fishes Centers Seeks Drivers to Deliver Meals to Seniors on Labor Day

Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People is seeking volunteer drivers to ensure homebound seniors receive nutritious meals and a bit of companionship this Labor Day weekend.

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July 22, 2010
North Plains Senior Center Garden Begins Harvest
North Plains Senior Center Garden Begins Harvest

North Plains Senior Center is into gardening in a big way. What was once a vacant lot adjacent to the center in downtown North Plains has been transformed into a tidy array of raised garden beds that is beginning to yield a variety of fresh produce for use in the Loaves & Fishes Centers program operated out of the center.

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