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First Presbyterian Church Raises $300,000 for Loaves & Fishes Campaign

 

First Presbyterian ChurchClarksville, TN – As First Presbyterian Church prepares to celebrate a bicentennial year in 2022, they have dedicated 50 cents of every dollar they raise in a three-year Campaign to seed the Loaves & Fishes plan for expansion in a completely new facility. 

The second installment of this nearly half-million-dollar, three-year commitment by the church came on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020  in the form of a second check for $150,000.

Ross Hicks (FPC Bicentennial Committee Chair), and Maggie McGrady-Sumonka (FPC Finance Committee Co-Chair) present a check for $150,000 to Issac Wright (Loaves & Fishes Construction Project Manager), Tamara Long (Loaves & Fishes President), and Karen Sorenson (Loaves & Fishes Board Member). (Morgan Adames, Mosaic Production and Entertainment)

Ross Hicks (FPC Bicentennial Committee Chair), and Maggie McGrady-Sumonka (FPC Finance Committee Co-Chair) present a check for $150,000 to Issac Wright (Loaves & Fishes Construction Project Manager), Tamara Long (Loaves & Fishes President), and Karen Sorenson (Loaves & Fishes Board Member). (Morgan Adames, Mosaic Production and Entertainment)

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Loaves and Fishes to hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night, October 17th

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – The scent of Tony Chachere’s Cajun Seasoning will be wafting down Foster Street in Clarksville, TN on Saturday, October. 17th, 2020.

Loaves and Fishes will turn into a Cajun Kitchen complete with bubbling pots of roux and a trinity of vegetables that will lay the foundation for this tasty fundraiser.

The organization will host its annual Louisiana Saturday Night from 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

Loaves and Fishes will hold it's hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night on October 17th from 4:30pm until 7:00pm.

Loaves and Fishes will hold it’s hold annual Louisiana Saturday Night on October 17th from 4:30pm until 7:00pm.

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Three Clarksville Nonprofits receive Community Kiosks created by Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Taydan Jackson of Clarksville, Tennessee has completed his Eagle Scout project, which is now on display through three local nonprofit social service agencies to provide service information to the public.

Jackson met with representatives from Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) last fall to brainstorm a community project that would benefit those in need in the community.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

(L to R) HFHMCTN Executive Director Rob Selkow, Eagle Scout Taydan Jackson, and Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Rita Burnett stand in front of the Community Kiosk.

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Loaves and Fishes seeks to raise $20,000 during Big Payback

 

Loaves and FishesClarksville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus has closed the physical doors to the Loaves and Fishes site at 215 Foster Street, but patrons still flock to the parking lot every day for take-away meals.

Like so many of its non-profit counterparts, Loaves and Fishes, the local 501(3)(c) that provides a daily hot meal to those in need, had to cancel its annual in-person Spring fundraiser, and never before has the need been so great.

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City of Clarksville, American Red Cross to provide Emergency Shelter through Saturday night

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the American Red Cross will make Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight emergency shelter through Saturday night.

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Cold Weather

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City of Clarksville, American Red Cross to provide Warming Shelter

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the American Red Cross will make Kleeman Community Center, 166 Cunningham Lane, available as an overnight warming shelter starting at 3:00pm Thursday.

Cold Weather

Cold Weather

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Manna Café Ministries needs Volunteers for Emergency Mobile Pantry

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries is seeking 50 volunteers to step up Friday and help people who lost food supplies during the power outage caused by last weekend’s storm.

The ministry at 605 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville, will receive a special shipment of food from Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee at 8:00am Friday.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage..

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Friday at 605 Providence Boulevard for those that have lost food due to power outage.

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Clarksville Agencies offer help after Power Outages

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Several Clarksville food relief agencies are stepping up to help people who lost food supplies during the weekend’s power outages.

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, which helps provide resources and homeless services, is working with the Community Action Agency, Loaves and Fishes, Manna Café Ministries and Urban Ministries to coordinate the effort.

People in need of food because of spoilage during the power outages should make direct contact with one of these participating agencies:

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

There were over 13,000 power outages across the City of Clarksville due to recent storms. (CDE Lightband)

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Altra Federal Credit Union’s Swipe Away Hunger Campaign benefits Clarksville’s Empty Bowls and Urban Ministries

 

Altra Federal Credit UnionClarksville, TN – Altra Federal Credit Union raised over $5,000 nationally with its one day Swipe Away Hunger Campaign. “Hunger continues to be a real problem in the communities we serve, stated Cheryl Dutton, Vice President of Marketing for Altra Federal Credit Union. “Besides the financial contribution achieved by the campaign, Swipe Away Hunger also generated awareness of the increasing need our communities face in feeding the hungry.”

Rose Melton, of Altra Federal Credit Union; Rita Arancibia, of Urban Ministries and Beverly Dycus, of Empty Bowls (Art Conn)

Rose Melton, of Altra Federal Credit Union; Rita Arancibia, of Urban Ministries and Beverly Dycus, of Empty Bowls (Art Conn)

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Youth LEAP Interns Volunteer to serve at Loaves and Fishes

 

Leap LogoClarksville, TN – January 21st, 2012, the LEAP Youth Interns volunteered to support Loaves and Fishes in serving the hungry. Loaves and Fishes serves between 150-200 meals daily to the hungry six days a week and distributes food to area agencies through volunteer efforts.

Loaves and Fishes served 45,864 meals in 2011 on site. They also have a Food Distribution Center that distributed approximately 137,000 lbs. of food to 18 other agencies helping the needy.

Interns from LEAP serving at Loaves and Fishes.

Interns from LEAP serving at Loaves and Fishes.

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