At Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen we fight hunger in the California Bay Area by providing food security to those who need it most. 

Here in the Bay Area, we are fortunate to have access to nutritious food year-round. But as you undoubtedly know, the economic success of this region is making it more and more difficult for low-income families to keep up with basic expenses – including buying and preparing healthy meals that many of us take for granted. 

Since 1980, Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen has been serving free, nutritious hot meals to low-income families and individuals. In the past year, Loaves & Fishes embraced a “delivery/catering” model by centralizing our meal preparation from four kitchens into one commissary kitchen, and acquiring new warehouse and office space that allowed us to consolidate our administrative, food storage, and operation activities (except for cooking) into a single facility. We are now serving over 400,000 meals per year. 

We have many opportunities for continued growth including requests from three more churches, a woman’s shelter, a low-income children’s education nonprofit and a homeless shelter. We so very much appreciate our community’s support in helping to feed our hungriest neighbors.

Loaves & Fishes Presents

Brain Food Trivia Challenge - October 20th, 2016

Join us for the trivia event of the year! 

Compete with friends, family or colleagues to be crowned SMARTEST IN THE BAY AREA.

When: October 20th 2016 (6pm-9pm). Quiz starts at 7pm.

Where: Bellarmine College Preparatory: 960 W. Hedding Street, San Jose


In Other News

Painting the picture

Hunger is a universal problem. It exists in every community of every country.

American Households
According to the USDA, 49 million individuals, including 12 million children, struggle to have enough food to eat.

Meals Missing
Santa Clara County's Hunger Index reports that 150 million meals are still needed for a healthy community.

Face Hunger
Food insecurity becomes more dire in the summer months as schools close, as do their food assistance programs.

In the Bay Area, Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen is the largest food rescuer from Costco.

Get involved!

Help us provide nutritious meals for our struggling neighbors.

Lend a hand to make a real impact in fighting hunger in our community.

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