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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

0 days closed due to COVID-19

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

Weekend Programs

Loaves and Fishes News & Articles

  • Donor Spotlight
    Lafayette Juniors Raise $32,500 to Feed Those in Need! Loaves and Fishes is extremely grateful to the Lafayette Juniors for their amazing fundraising efforts to support our mission. Lafayette Juniors […]
  • Volunteer Spotlight
    Norene is a dedicated, caring and compassionate volunteer, and has been volunteering with Loaves and Fishes in our Pittsburg dining room for more than 5 years. When the pandemic hit, […]
  • Client Spotlight
    Meet Sherry. She lives within walking distance of our Martinez dining room and is a guest there nearly every day. In 2008 Sherry suffered from a medical condition that put […]