There Is Always Hope

Co-authored by Suzi & Becky from the Tommy Clinkenbeard Legal Clinic “In joined hands there is still some token of hope, in the clinched fist none.” Victor Hugo We, at Loaves and Fishes, are called not only to respond to the material and spiritual needs of the individuals we serve, but also to advocate with them and for them.  As ...
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Stories ARCHIVE:

Sometimes, even the most difficult moments in this work call for a good laugh

September 9, 2016 |

I heard our front door swing open and I heard her voice before I even saw who it was. I smiled and said aloud to…

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She maintains beauty.

September 7, 2016 |

She can often be found darting from one end of campus to another, carrying a pot of dirt or a sickly flower that needs a…

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"Hey now, it's always good to be seen!"

September 6, 2016 |

  “Good morning, how are you?” “I’m blessed. Very blessed.” More often than not this is the response from our women as they enter our…

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"I've never walked so fast, I'm so glad you're still here."

September 4, 2016 |

I opened the door, after hours, frustrated that someone was pounding feverishly. She was panting and sweating. She was out of breath as she was…

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"Why won't she give me her baby?"

September 2, 2016 |

  My walk past the water cooler in the Maryhouse lobby happens often as the door right next to the cooler leads me to the…

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"I'm here! Thank you!"

September 2, 2016 |

Today was my first day as Director at Maryhouse. I woke up feeling the same as any other day, tired because I dislike mornings and fiercely…

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Maryhouse Celebrates 30 Years!

August 31, 2016 |

This month, Maryhouse celebrates its 30th anniversary! Maryhouse, a daytime hospitality shelter for women at Loaves & Fishes, has served thousands of women over the…

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Helping out

August 12, 2016 |

Lisa McGurty, the author of this blogpost, served as an AmeriCorps ViSTA at Loaves & Fishes. Similar to the peace corps, AmerCorps VISTAs labor at…

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TP Drive blows away goal

August 10, 2016 |

The annual TP drive blew away our goal resulting in over 80,000 rolls being donated!  

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August 22, 2014 |

Welcome to C Street Stories

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