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We are grateful for each collaborator, every connection a precious gift. From generous individuals to the extended family of civic institutions and corporations, our gratitude abounds as we create space to rise above adversity. At Loaves and Fishes, we strengthen hope in solidarity with partners who light up possibilities and change lives.

Through collaboration, generosity, vision sharing and volunteerism together we alleviate hunger and uplift those in need paving the way towards brighter future. We foster strong relationships with diverse connections stemming from civic organizations all the way down to individual donors brining resources that help nourish not only bodies but also souls through inspiring reminders of worthiness within our community!

For these reasons-and many more -we remain endlessly thankful for all types of partnerships allowing us to join forces against adversity creating opportunity like never before.

For many years, our team has been an integral part of crafting success stories. Our unwavering commitment to improving lives is fueled by the collective power and generosity of those who choose to join us in this mission – partners like you!
Through your contributions we share joy, offer growth opportunities, and empower dreams for a brighter future. Your compassion shines through each meal provided, support offered and smile given; we are deeply grateful for your role in furthering positivity within the community.

A beacon of light guiding us towards greater unities awaits; thank you being such an amazing cornerstone in fostering that transformation now -and always-.


Coles Coffs Harbour

Coles Coffs Harbour

Coles Coffs Harbour is a well-established supermarket located at Harbour Drive and Earl Street in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. This Coles outlet serves as a go-to shopping destination for residents and visitors alike, offering a wide variety of groceries, fresh produce, household essentials, and more.

With a commitment to providing quality products and a convenient shopping experience, Coles Coffs Harbour boasts a range of offerings that cater to different customer needs. From everyday grocery items to fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products, the store provides a comprehensive selection for shoppers to choose from.

The supermarket operates with customer convenience in mind, and its opening hours are designed to accommodate various schedules. Coles Coffs Harbour typically opens its doors at 7:00 AM and closes at 10:00 PM, allowing customers to shop throughout the day and into the evening.

In addition to its in-store shopping experience, Coles Coffs Harbour also provides the option for no-contact delivery, giving customers the flexibility to have their groceries delivered to their doorstep. The store’s friendly staff and easy access make it a convenient and reliable option for all your grocery needs.

Fresco Marketplace

Fresco Marketplace, located in Coffs Central Shopping Centre in Coffs Harbour, Australia, is a vibrant food market that offers an extensive range of fresh and delicious products. Customers can explore a wide variety of options, including fresh fruit, vegetables, international pantry items, deli meats, pasta, and a diverse selection of organic produce. With a commitment to freshness, much of the local produce is hand-picked by growers and promptly delivered to the shelves at Fresco on the same day. For those seeking gourmet delights, the store’s deli presents an impressive assortment of high-quality antipasto, cheeses, and cured meats sourced from around the globe. Additionally, customers can indulge in freshly squeezed 100% juices and visit the yogurt bar, where delectable toppings like fresh mango and berries await. To cater to diverse preferences, Fresco offers the convenience of purchasing a Fruit and Veg essentials box or the option to customize orders online.

Fresco Marketplace Coffs Harbour

Australian Community Care Network

Australian Community Care Network

ACCN has been established as means for Community Care agencies, service providers, Op-Shops, resource centres, soup kitchens, rehabs, ……… (ADD too). Networking together to share resources, building a strong network of members enabling ACCN to approach manufacturers, suppliers & other agencies, from a much stronger position to broker better deals & ongoing supply of products & services on behalf of ACCN members. Thus enabling you to be able to better Care for your community with the support & backing of a nationwide network.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a government agency tasked with the crucial responsibility of safeguarding and preserving the environment. Its primary focus is to regulate and enforce laws and regulations related to environmental protection, pollution control, and the conservation of natural resources. The EPA plays a vital role in maintaining a sustainable and healthy environment for both current and future generations.

The EPA operates on multiple fronts, addressing a wide range of environmental issues such as air quality, water quality, waste management, toxic substances, and the preservation of ecosystems. It formulates and enforces regulations to limit pollution from industries, vehicles, and other sources, thereby reducing the impact of human activities on the environment. The agency also conducts research, provides scientific expertise, and collaborates with various stakeholders to develop effective strategies for environmental management.

Environmental Protection Agency NSW

The Little Upholstery Shop

The Little Upholstery Shop

Discover The Little Upholstery Shop, your trusted destination for premier upholstery. Their artisans revive your treasures, from furniture to vehicles and watercraft, preserving their allure.

They’re known for unwavering quality and personalized care and are based in Coffs Harbour, NSW. Their team handles diverse projects, from antique furniture restoration to modernizing vehicle interiors and marine aesthetics.

Services include elegant furniture transformations and vehicle interior makeovers. For marine enthusiasts, they enhance comfort and appeal.


Foodbank is by far, the largest hunger relief organisation in Australia. Last year alone, they provided enough food for over 40 million meals.

Foodbank is a non-denominational, non-profit organisation which acts as a pantry to the charities and community groups who feed the hungry. It was first established in 1992 in NSW and now has a presence in every state and the Northern Territory with distribution centres in all state capitals as well as a number of regional centres. We operate with a staff of approximately 90 employees and over 3,000 volunteers.

Foodbank is a conduit between the food industry’s surplus food and the welfare sector’s need.

Foodbank Australia

Coffs Cordials & Confectionery

Coffs Cordials & Confectionery

Coffs Cordials & Confectionery is a proudly family owned and operated business specialising in Confectionery, Snack Food, Beverages, Packaging, Foodservice & Coffee.

They are the Coffs Harbour member of The Distributors. A distribution group offering competitive Confectionery and Beverage Promotions in the Price Busters catalogue.

They have recently joined the NAFDA foodservice group, and extended our product range to include Food Service, Packaging & Cleaning Supplies.

Matresses Direct

Mattresses Direct offers quality mattresses to the community. Since one third of your life is spent sleeping it’s important to ensure the entire family has a great mattress. At Mattresses Direct we offer quality mattresses at an affordable cost. The value of our products are simply unbeatable!

Their main supplier J.G. Nino which an Australian owned company but also have product from Sleepmaker, Westholm trading and coastal trading. JG Nino is an Australian-owned company that has been granted many quality awards and certificates from research and testing institutes worldwide for the reliability of its products and the integrity of the raw material used.

The company manufactures all its products to comply with strict regulations and specifications, so you can rest assured that your JG Nino mattress is of top quality.

Matresses Direct

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre

Loaves and Fishes would like to acknowledge our heartfelt appreciation to the children and educators of Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre in Coffs Harbour for their generosity of spirit. After a presentation about the plight of homeless and disadvantaged people in the Coffs Harbour region the kids dug deep into their pockets to present Loaves and Fishes with a donation to aid the disadvantaged. Clearly, the educators of Goodstart and the parents of these children are instilling a caring and benevolent ethos in the children.

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Coffs Harbour is located close to the CBD With experienced, qualified and long-service carers and educators, we can work with your child to ensure their individual needs and interests are catered to, while providing them with the highest-quality early learning within the Early Years Learning Framework.

Providential Homes

Providential Homes is a not for profit organisation established in 2010 in response to the increased need for supported temporary accommodation in Western Sydney.

Their mission is to provide high quality temporary accommodation, provide personal support for individuals and families, and to assist people in breaking the cycle of homelessness and dependency through a management team and our services network.

Providential Homes has become renowned for the provision of non-housing related assistance to individuals and family groups, enabling a greater level of stability in their lives and linkage into various support networks to assist them even further.

Providential Homes