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A Few words about Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa

Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa has served over 5 million meals to thousands of hungry county residents since 1983, and our hearty team of volunteers continue to help serve the healthy and delicious meals our chefs prepare and distribute our food pantry groceries to anyone in need.

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Without our amazing donors, our mission would not be complete.

5m + Meals
served since 1983

210 Tons
of groceries per year

251,000+ Meals served per year

Culinary ARTS program

Volunteer Corner

Our Dining Room Locations

Donate and help us Nourish Lives

Without our amazing donors, our mission would not be complete.

Our response to the COVID-19 Crisis

When COVID-19 came into our community, Loaves and Fishes immediately found a way to continue our meals services. We did not miss a day of service! We had to close our dining rooms for sit-down meals but transitioned to a “to-go” …

62% Increase in meal service from April-June 2020

Serving “to-go” meals from all dining rooms

+1,600 meals per day

Opened newest dining room in Walnut Creek in partnership with Trinity Center

Weekend Programs

Loaves and Fishes News & Articles

  • Partnership Spotlight
    Martinez Senior Center Partnership. The Covid-19 pandemic presents a doubly complicated situation for seniors: Not only are they at higher risk of contracting the disease, but they are also the […]
  • Volunteer Spotlight
    Message from Karen Olson, OPERATIONS/VOLUNTEER MANAGER I can’t believe it’s that time of the year already. Happy Holidays to everyone! As the Operations/ Volunteer Manager I want to express my […]
  • Client Spotlight
    Meet Lola Lola enthusiastically thanks everyone at Loaves and Fishes for not only providing an invaluable service but for making her feel cared for and welcome each time she visits […]
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