Topic: Foster Street
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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:
Altra Federal Credit Union’s Swipe Away Hunger Campaign benefits Clarksville’s Empty Bowls and Urban Ministries
Clarksville, 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.”
Clarksville, 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.
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