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Loaves and Fishes

February 3 @ 8:00 am - April 17 @ 5:00 pm

Help your most vulnerable neighbors struggling to feed their families due to the rising cost of food, gas and housing. Catholic Charities is the leading provider of food resources throughout the county, serving over 1.5 million meals each year to individuals, families and the home-bound elderly!

You can transform lives with your Lenten offering!

Catholic Charities’ food service programs continue to provide critically needed assistance via our soup kitchens, food pantries, and meal deliveries to the elderly. Your donation will make a difference in the lives of a hungry family!


Make your check payable to “Catholic Charities”

Mail to:
Catholic Charities
ATTN: Finance/L&F Campaign
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606

Catholic Charities Feeding Programs Supported by Loaves and Fishes:

New Covenant Center – Stamford
• Open 365 days per year serving lunch and dinner each day
• Has not closed even one day in the last three years
• Soup Kitchen serves 300-400 meals per day
• Food pantry provides 1000 families with 10 days of groceries each month

Thomas Merton Center – Bridgeport
• Provides breakfast and lunch on weekdays, 52 weeks per year
• Soup Kitchen now serves an average of 275-350 meals per day
• Eat Smart Food Pantry provides 450 families with 5 days of groceries per month

Morning Glory Breakfast Program – Danbury
• Serves hot breakfast on weekdays to 100+ individuals daily
• Non-food pantry provides household staples to over 1000 families the 1st Friday of each month

Meals on Wheels Program – Stamford / Norwalk
• Meal deliveries to homebound elderly have increased more than 50% in the last three years
• Meals on Wheel’s drivers are often the only point of contact the seniors have each day, providing a safety check in addition to the meal delivery

Room to Grow Pre-School Food Pantry – Norwalk
• Launched food pantry to serve the 60%+ of school families struggling due to the rising cost of food
• Weekly food distribution ensures all students and siblings are fed nutritious meals


February 3 @ 8:00 am
April 17 @ 5:00 pm
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Catholic Charities of Fairfield County