April 2023 Newsletter

April is Fair Housing Month

This year is the 55th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Signed by president Lyndon B. Johnson, this landmark civil rights law was passed on April 11,1968, which made discrimination in housing transactions unlawful.

Loaves and Fishes is committed to advancing equitable opportunities and expanding homeownership for everyone. Because WE ALL deserve a home.

For more information on Fair Housing, please visit the link below.

Happening TODAY!

There’s still time for you to come join us for our celebration! 
Today, Thursday, April 13, 2023.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 3pm

Open House and Tours 3:30pm through 6pm.

We’d love to have you come out and join us.

Kevin Parish Golf Tournament

Resignation and Sponsorship opportunities now open!Gather your foursome for an afternoon of golf, at the beautiful
Missouri Bluffs Golf Club.

In 2022 $350,000 was utilized for our Prevention Services Program. Which helped 239 families from becoming homeless.  

Spotlight on Success

LaToya* and her three children were referred to us by a community partner. All three of her children have had COVID while she was recovering from her second bout. Because of this, she was having trouble making ends meet then to make matters worse, LaToya’s basement flooded during last year’s flash floods.
Because of our incredible supporters, Loaves and Fishes was able to assist LaToya with five months of rent in 2022. In addition, so that she could get back on her feet again, we helped her with utilities: Missouri American Water, Ameren, and Spire.
As always, we will be here to help LaToya and her family as they continue with the success of their life.

*Name changed to protect their identity.

Volunteer Groups!

Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity for your group? We’d love to have you. Volunteers help create the daily boxes for the food pantry clients, perform light cleaning in the shelter, special holiday meal distributions, and much more.

Loaves and Fishes for St. Louis has a Summer Internship opportunity available!

This is a great opportunity for a college student who is interested in the Nonprofit Sector, or Marketing.

What began with a man looking for food and shelter blossomed into today’s mission and values. Join us as we continue to serve the community for many more years through our 41 Years of Service campaign. Where you can donate $41, $141, $241, or $541.

All proceeds raised stay local to support the programs of Loaves and Fishes for St. Louis because we all deserve a home.

~ Mark Your Calendars ~

Kevin Parrish Golf Tournament – Thursday, June 1, 2023

Hairy Scary Trivia Night – Friday, October 13, 2023