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STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

MISSION STATEMENT Loaves & Fishes provides food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.

VISION Ending hunger in our community.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

CORE VALUES Community Compassion Dignity Hope Service


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

VALUES STATEMENTS We believe‌ ...in the power of community to change lives. ...that by working together we can accomplish great things. ...that each person possesses inherent dignity. ...in the nobility of the human spirit. ...the opportunity to serve is a gift. ...food is a right and not a privilege.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

1. LOAVES & FISHES aspires to provide the broadest array possible of healthy and diverse food options.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

1.1

Priority Goal: Expand child nutrition options to include all age groups from infants to school-age children.

1.2

Goal: Expand fresh food offerings.

1.3

Goal: Introduce new frozen food category to include fruits, vegetables and prepared meals.

1.4

Goal: Provide expanded special dietary needs offerings (low sodium, low fat, low sugar, gluten free, etc.).

1.5

Goal: Provide expanded culturally diverse offerings.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

2. LOAVES & FISHES aspires to continuously serve all clients in a dignified and customerfocused manner.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

2.1

Priority Goal: Expand reach to underserved populations on both geographic and economic status bases.

2.2

Goal: Align service hours/days of week, meals/days served based on client demand.

2.3

Goal: Expand organizational cultural competency capacity.

2.4

Goal: Engage our clients in meaningful dialogue.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

3. LOAVES & FISHES aspires to provide best-in-class operations.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

3.1

Goal: Create a best-in-class service delivery model that is highly effective in delivering our programs and services.

3.2

Goal: Become a leading organization of choice for individuals and families to volunteer their time and talents.

3.3

Goal: Create expanded training for staff and volunteers to ensure efficient operations and respect for all stakeholders.

3.4

Goal: Proactively position food drives to acquire most needed products and financial support.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

4. Loaves & Fishes aspires to achieve a strong and responsible financial position.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

4.1

Priority Goal: To be capable of fully funding all initiatives.

4.2

Goal: To have sufficient operational and capital reserves.

4.3

Goal: To have sufficient annual revenue to pay down current debt within 5 years.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

5. Loaves & Fishes aspires to be a regional philanthropic leader.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

5.1

Goal: Establish a donor base that is representative of our broader footprint.

5.2

Goal: Provide opportunities to educate and engage our constituents in the work and joys of philanthropy.

5.3

Goal: To be one of the leading charities of choice within our region.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

6. Loaves & Fishes aspires to empower more low-income households to achieve self-sufficiency.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

6.1

Goal: Identify and monitor barriers to self-sufficiency in the community and within our client base.

6.2

Goal: Address gaps in service by establishing additional on-site collaborative partnerships to resolve those deficiencies.

6.3

Goal: Increase participation in on-site education and assistance programs.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

7. Loaves & Fishes aspires to generate broader community awareness and support for people experiencing food insecurity.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

7.1

Goal: Provide continuing education and training opportunities for all stakeholders surrounding issues related to food insecurity in our community.


STRATEGIC PLAN • NOVEMBER 2011

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Loaves & Fishes Strategic Plan  

This five-year plan was passed by our Board of Directors in November 2011.

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