Loaves and Fishes

Mission Statement

To provide nutritious 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.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In 2016 L&F served 571,000 meals compared to 467,000 meals in 2015
Current Goals Grow the Community Partner Model
Community or Constituency Served We are guided by our vision that all people, regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background deserve to meet their basic needs for food, dignity and respect. It is only then that self-esteem and empowerment can move individuals to independence. We are focused on the individual. Loaves & Fishes dining sites provide access to additional social services as needed.
Geographic Area Served Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota and the surrounding suburbs as well as Marshall & Aitken Minnesota.

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 09/18/2017

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721 Kasota Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612-377-9810

General Information

Alternative Name: Loaves and Fishes Too
EIN: 41-1421522
Principal Staff: Catherine Maes
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 18
Number of Volunteers: 10,000
Number of Clients: 40,000
Ruling Year: 1983


Board Chair: Steve Ripple
Number of Board Members: 12
Board Meetings with Quorum: 16
Average Member Attendance: 9.3

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