LOAVES & FISHES MINISTRIES, INC.
May 2018 CALENDAR (download
REMINDER - The Walk Against Hunger –
Saturday, May 5!!!
The 35th Annual Walk Against Hunger is Saturday, May
5, 2018. The Walk will take place at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (1214
Main Street) and there will be FREE parking in the surrounding lots.
Registration will open at 8:30 AM and there will be tons of family-friendly
activities including games, face painting, caricatures and balloon artists,
as well as a petting zoo of goats. The Walk begins with a lap around the
warning track and then the route continues on the streets of Hartford along
Bushnell Park and concludes back in the stadium for a total of roughly 1.5
Loaves and Fishes’ goal for this year is to raise $32,000 of
which we will receive $25,600 (the other $6,400 goes to Foodshare).
NOTE: Beautiful t-shirts have been supported by ING/VOYA for Loaves and
Fishes. Every captain of a team will receive one; you can pick it up at our
offices, at the soup kitchen, or at our table before the Walk begins.
Many thanks to all of you who have been working on team
formations and raising funds for Loaves and Fishes in this year’s Walk.
is not too late! Come join us! We currently know of teams walking for us at:
Asylum Hill Men, Bloomfield Congregational, CB Richard Ellis, 1st Baptist
WH, 1st Church West Hartford, Immanuel Congregational Church, Kingswood
Oxford School, Kol Haverim, Loaves and Fishes Board & Staff, St. James West
Hartford, The Hartford, and Westminster Presbyterian. There are also a
number of individuals who have formed teams for us. Great thanks to all of
these groups for their organization and support! We need every one of you!
If you are interested please contact us by phone 860-524-1730 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will send you guidance and answer any
CLIENT INTERACTION: We want to thank all of our volunteers
for the continued friendly manner in which you conduct all of your
interactions with our clients. Volunteers are patient and polite to clients,
and make them feel at home in our dining room. Everyone should feel welcome
in the dining room, and they do. Please continue to be mindful of the
conversations that you have amongst each other and be sure that they are
appropriate for the setting.
WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
- We understand that sometimes you have questions about serving at Loaves & Fishes. We are here to answer those questions! Please do not hesitate to call us at 524-1730.
Remember, when weather is difficult, the group contact makes the decision concerning group attendance. It is always your call. If you think you may be short on volunteers for your day, please call us 48 hours in advance (if possible) so we can find extra help. (524-1730)
Thank You for Your Dedication to Our Clients