Loaves & Fishes in the Media

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Loaves & Fishes exec leads nonprofit through pandemic, unprecedented demand (10/12/21)

KSTP-TV: Local organizations ready to help as unemployment benefits expire (9/6/21)

KMSP Fox 9: Food insecurity in Twin Cities metro persists amid rising grocery prices (5/6/21)

Kare 11-TV: A St. Paul church uplifts community (5/3/21)

Aitkin Age: Food support programs continue to meet needs (4/14/21)

Kare 11-TV: Minnesota Central Kitchen addressing hunger (3/21/21)

FoodService News: United We Feed: Nonprofits Team Up (1/5/21)

Star Tribune: More Minnesotans visited food shelves in 2020 than any year on record (12/22/20)

National Geographic: ‘We still care.’ Minnesota’s food industry shifts gears to feed the most vulnerable (12/21/20)

Marshall Independent: Continuing their effort (9/14/20)

KMSP Fox 9: Groups team up to help feed music industry workers in Minnesota (9/7/20)

KARE 11-TV: Food drive-thru for behind the scenes crews (9/7/20)

KSTP-TV: Nonprofit Loaves & Fishes helping people in entertainment industry during pandemic (9/7/20)

Star Tribune: Minnesota nonprofits plead for more help as hunger crisis surges (9/5/20)

Aitkin Age: Community meal staff puts on tropical party (9/2/20)

KMSP Fox 9: Loaves and Fishes keeps serving free meals to those in need as pandemic creates record demand (8/28/20)

WCCO Radio: Cathy Maes of Loaves and Fishes Discusses the Fight Against Hunger (8/18/20)

MPLS/St. Paul Magazine: Twin Cities Hunger Resources (8/10/20)

KSTP-TV: Cathy Maes on Twin Cities Live (8/5/20)

Pioneer Press: MN food charities expect demand to increase when extra $600 unemployment money ends (7/31/20)

KARE 11-TV: Minnesota food banks, shelves prepare for hunger surge (7/21/20)

KSTP-TV: Church in Farmington offers food for body and soul (5/14/20)

WCCO Radio: Food demands rising in Minnesota (5/5/20)

KSTP-TV: Nonprofits handling increased demand for meals, food amid pandemic (4/29/20)

KMSP Fox 9: As pandemic stretches on, Minnesota food programs feel stress from increased demand (4/29/20)

KARE 11: Helping hands serve thousands of people (4/23/20)

Pioneer Press: UnitedHealth Group preps 50,000 meals per week to help those in need (4/21/20)

Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal: Cargill Foundation joins MN Central Kitchen to provide hunger relief (4/13/20)

WCCO-TV: Coronavirus In Minnesota: YMCA, Loaves And Fishes, UnitedHealth Partnering To Provide Free Meals (4/13/20)

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Minnesota Central Kitchen gives restaurant workers jobs while feeding those who are hungry (4/11/20)

KMSP Fox 9: Fighting food insecurity during the pandemic: Loaves & Fishes rolling out expansion (4/10/20)

Aitkin Age: Feeding the community (4/4/20)

KMSP Fox 9: Minneapolis church lends location to Loaves and Fishes to provide free meals during COVID-19 crisis (4/2/20)

Star Tribune: Minneapolis distiller donates hand sanitizer — and gets a surprise from his past (3/31/20)

WCCO-TV: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Chefs From UnitedHealth Group Now Cook From Home For ‘Loaves And Fishes’ (3/31/20)

Star Tribune: Minnesota foundations give emergency aid to nonprofits to help residents during COVID-19 (3/27/20)

KMSP Fox 9: Loaves and Fishes Minnesota serves over 200 meals per hour amid COVID-19 pandemic (3/25/20)

CCX Media: Brooklyn Center’s Loaves and Fishes Serves Food Drive-Through Style (3/25/20)

Star Tribune: Minnesota restaurants are closed, but their cooks are still feeding those in need (3/18/20)

KSTP: 5 Eyewitness News teams up with Minnesota Central Kitchen (3/18/20)

Pioneer Press: Some of state’s best chefs form Minnesota’s Central Kitchen to provide meals to Loaves and Fishes (3/18/20)

Eater Twin Cities: Quieted Kitchens Turn From Feeding Customers to Making Meals for Food Shelf (3/18/20)

Star Tribune: Minnesota nonprofits, foundations scramble to respond to COVID-19 outbreak (3/18/20)

City Pages: Minnesota’s Central Kitchen: Chefs, Second Harvest Heartland collab to combat hunger (3/18/20)

MPLS St. Paul Magazine: How to Help MSP Restaurants + Workers (3/17/20)

WCCO-TV: Coronavirus Updates: The Latest COVID-19 Headlines From March 17, 2020 (3/17/20)

Fox 9: Minneapolis restaurants donate kitchens, chefs to help provide meals for those in need (3/17/20)

Minnesota Reformer: Shelters are defenseless against the spread of COVID-19 (3/16/20)

Pioneer Press: Social service groups ‘in high gear,’ prepping for increased need; asking for healthy volunteers, financial help (3/16/20)

KSTP-TV: Loaves and Fishes begins serving meals in town that lost its only grocery store (1/1/20) Video

Dakota County Tribune: Loaves & Fishes opens weekly meal site at Faith Church in Farmington (12/24/19)

KSTP-TV: Farmington’s only grocery store shutters, leaving thousands without immediate access to food (12/22/19)

Star Tribune: Twin Cities nonprofits boost deliveries of free food to people in need in greater Minnesota (11/15/19)

KSTP-TV: Why We Give: Kevin Doran on Loaves & Fishes (11/7/19)

Fox 9: Loaves and Fishes serves 1 millionth free meal of the year 2 months earlier than in 2018 (10/21/19)

WCCO-TV: Loaves & Fishes Hands Out Blankets Ahead Of Winter Months (10/19/19)

Star Tribune: Hennepin County Plans to Cut Funding for Nonprofits That Provide Food to Those in Need (10/5/19)

KSTP-TV: Third Annual “A Warehouse Affair” Occurring Saturday (9/22/19)

iHeart Radio: Loaves & Fishes on iHeart Radio (9/20/19)

MyTalk 107.1: Loaves & Fishes on myTalk 107.1 (9/16/19)

Star Tribune: Don’t cut food aid — it’s working (9/5/19)

Aitkin Age: Loaves & Fishes Minnesota now serves five community meals per week in Aitkin County (9/5/19)

Pioneer Press: Ruben Rosario: Food Insecurity Not What I First Thought It Was (8/25/19)

Pine & Lake Echo Journal: Pine River-Backus: Free community meals gain following (8/24/19)

Fox 9: Growing Amounts of “Rescued Food” Used to Make Meals for Families in Need (8/15/19)

Star Tribune: Loaves & Fishes Responds to Proposed Federal SNAP Cuts (7/31/19)

Aitkin Age: Loaves & Fishes Opens More Sites (7/5/19)

KSTP-TV: Worried About Aging Parents? (7/1/19)

Southwest News Media: Walmart highlights Savage company Drymate’s community impact (6/27/19)

KSTP: Minnesota Moment: Commercial Allows the Chance to Say Thank You for Good Deeds (6/12/19)

Star Tribune: An innovative app helps Minnesota companies get leftover food to people in need (6/7/19)

Star Tribune: Loaves & Fishes Receives New Grant from Greater Twin Cities United Way in 2019 (4/15/19)