(Naperville, IL –January 19, 2023) Loaves & Fishes Community Services announces the appointment of Megan Lynch, Manager of the Charitable Fund at Duly Health and Care to their Board of Directors.
“We are excited and honored that Megan is joining our Board,” said Mike Havala, President and CEO of Loaves & Fishes. “I appreciate her deep engagement in our community and commitment to our mission.”
“The amazing team and volunteers at Loaves & Fishes work tirelessly to help our neighbors through times of need. I feel honored to join the Board of Directors and help support the organization’s ongoing efforts to fight food insecurity and provide access to healthy foods in our local community.” Said, Megan Lynch.
Megan Lynch is a social impact leader with experience across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. In her current role, Megan serves as manager of the Charitable Fund at Duly Health and Care, where she leads grantmaking, community investments, and volunteerism initiatives in collaboration with Duly’s stakeholders and nonprofit partners. Megan also serves on Duly’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council and is the chair of the Inclusion Engagement Initiatives Committee.
Prior to joining Duly Health and Care, Megan served as director of corporate relations for North Central College in Naperville for over five years. She previously managed corporate partner relationships for two global policy think tanks — The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Council on Foreign Relations — and got her start working in New York City at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
Megan also serves on the Board of Directors for Social Responsibility Chicago and the Steering Committee for Impact DuPage. Previously, Megan served on the Board of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce (NACC), where she was the founding chair of the Chamber’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and was selected as a 2021 NACC 4 Under 40 Award winner.
About Loaves and Fishes Community Services
Loaves & Fishes Community Services is a registered 501(3) organization that currently serves more than 6,000 people a week, providing healthy food and impactful programs for self-sufficiency. It is one of the largest food pantries in the state of Illinois. Clients receive a healthy variety of food, including fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, and eggs. The Loaves & Fishes CARES programs help clients become self-sufficient through opportunities such as emergency assistance for rent or utilities, assistance with public benefits, car donations, tax preparation, job readiness, budget, and credit classes, and Moving Up, a 16-session intensive to help clients overcome barriers preventing them from becoming self-sufficient. Loaves & Fishes serves DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties. Loaves & Fishes Grocery Market and administrative offices are located in Naperville, and their Food Distribution Hub is located in Aurora. For more information, visit loaves-fishes.org.