About Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Jackson County

About Us

Alleviating Hunger with Your Help

In 2020, Fishes & Loaves in Jackson County served 2,530 households and 7,752 people with 3,689 boxes of food.

Households Served
People Served
Boxes of Food Delivered

A Non-Profit Organization Operated by the Community for the Community

Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Cashiers (“Fishes & Loaves”) is a North Carolina non-profit corporation created in accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. We were established in 2005 by six Cashiers area churches.

Our organization operates under the direction of a Board of Directors whose members are elected for three-year terms. Officers of the Board of Directors include a president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer.

1 in 5

people fall below the poverty line in Jackson County, North Carolina

Our Mission at Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry in Jackson County, NC

The mission of Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry in Jackson County is to help alleviate hunger in the area by gathering and distributing food to all in need.

Our voluntary staff, directors, and sponsors are devoted to helping individuals and families suffering from food insecurity.

More About Fishes & Loaves in Jackson County

Our Main Sources of Food

Fishes & Loaves food pantry in Jackson County receives its food and financial donations from several sources:

At Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry in Jackson County, we also receive donations from individuals, families, and grantors nationwide. Our grantors’ donations are used to feed thousands of individuals. View our grantors now and talk to us about becoming one today to support those in need.

Our Officers & Board of Directors

at Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry in Jackson County


Larry Morris, President

Gordon Gray, Vice President

Diane Stumm, Secretary

Stanley Odum, Treasurer

Board of Directors

Susie Davis, At Large

Peter Hall, Grants, At Large

Phillip Jackson, At Large

Lynne Griffon, At Large

David Johnson, At Large

Appointed Annually by the Board of Directors:

Larry Morris, Executive Director

Stanley Odum, Treasurer

Bill Fehrs, Procurement Director

Marvetta Mills, Bookkeeper


Advisory Council:

Robert Doe

Jim King

Pat McAllister

How We Help You

Fishes Loaves Food Pantry distributes free food to individuals and families in Jackson County, the surrounding areas in Western North Carolina, and beyond.

Visit our food pantry to receive a box of canned food, non-perishable items, meat, bread, fresh produce, and fruit when available Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For more information about getting assistance from our Jackson County food pantry, please contact us today.