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LOAVES & FISHES SOUP KITCHEN

What Is It?: A program run by Magnificat Houses, a Christian assistance ministry, that serves 200-400 nutritious, home-cooked lunches per day, six days a week (Tuesday-Sunday), to downtown Houston’s needy.

 

Help Needed:  Assist Loaves & Fishes’ cooks as they prepare the food, help serve the meal, chat with diners, and help clean up.  

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 16

Help Needed

HELP PREPARE AND SERVE LUNCH

Assist Loaves & Fishes’ cooks as they prepare the food, help serve the meal, chat with diners, and help clean up.

Some volunteers choose to bring home-cooked or purchased food, or bring food to cook on-site.  This is optional; please contact Loaves & Fishes for more information.

 

COLLECT ITEMS FOR HYGIENE KITS

Loaves & Fishes welcomes donations of small sizes of soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, and other items.  Contact Director of Volunteering Larry Cronin (see below) for more information.

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Comments about “LOAVES & FISHES SOUP KITCHEN

  • I am interested in volunteering sometime soon. I would also like to bring a group that includes school aged children. Please let me know when is a good time to come in and serve. Thank you!

    • Hello,

      Thank you for your comment!

      Volunteers at Loaves and Fishes must be at least 16 years old. Please click here to browse a list of other nonprofits that serve food / benefit the homeless and welcome volunteers under 12.

      To sign up to volunteer with your group at Loaves and Fishes, please email Director of Volunteering Larry Cronin at lcronin@mihhouston.org or call 713-224-1373. I hope this is helpful.

      Best,
      Claire

  • I would like to come and volunteer with three other people on Saturday morning. I’ve called multiple times but can’t reach anyone. Would it be a possibility for us to volunteer??

    • Hello,
      Thank you for your comment! I’m sorry that you’re having difficulty reaching Loaves and Fishes. I would suggest emailing Director of Volunteering Larry Cronin at lcronin@mihhouston.org or calling again at 713-224-1373. I hope this is helpful.
      Best,
      Claire

  • Good evening,

    My name is Ms.Rossan, I am emailing from Angels with a Mission. I am the Program Director for the nonprofit. Our volunteers have expressed a want, and that’s to volunteer with your organization. . Can you provide me with the dates of upcoming events for this activity? We are currently working on our 2019 calendar. Our nonprofits website information is http://www.angelswithamission.net .

    Thank you in advance for your help.

    Rossan Antia

    • Dear Ms. Antia,
      Thank you for your comment! To sign up to volunteer with your group at Loaves and Fishes, please email Director of Volunteering Larry Cronin at lcronin@mihhouston.org or call 713-224-1373. I hope this is helpful.
      Best,
      Claire

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