Meet Jane Colony Mills, The Executive Director Of Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry


More than 17% of Charlottesville residents must choose between paying for housing, utilities, transportation, medicine or food to feed their family and children. 19.7% of Charlottesville residents are “food insecure” right now. Think about that for a second.

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry has been providing free groceries to people in need in the Charlottesville area since 2004. In 2016 alone, Loaves & Fishes gave out 1.5 million pounds of food to 58,379 people.

Here is their story.

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