Loaves and Fishes, Paso Robles


We are a cooperative ministry of churches, organizations, and individuals of the Paso Robles area. We are primarily a crisis-centered ministry that provides food and resources for the transit poor, homeless and residents in crisis. We also serve as a resource center, referring clients to churches and other appropriate agencies where they might receive the help they need. One of our goals is to be continually developing a network of resources and programs to help people with ongoing needs. The focus of our help is not only to meet the immediate needs of our clients, but to also treat each person with dignity and respect. When possible, we help to change the circumstances that has led to the pattern of needing emergency assistance.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Loaves and Fishes, Paso Robles
PO Box 1720
Paso Robles, CA 93447

Website: loavesandfishespaso.org

Phone: 805-238-4742

Email: info@loavesandfishespaso.org

Organization details

EIN: 770025618

CEO/President: Jacqueline Sebro


Board size: 0


Year founded: 1984

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Loaves & Fishes is a Christian ministry treating every person with the dignity of being created and loved by God. Our name, Loaves & Fishes is taken from the biblical event of Jesus feeding the multitude of people through a miracle of one boy offering Jesus what he had in the way of food... five small loaves of bread and two fish. As Jesus took it and gave thanks to God, the loaves and fishes were multiplied to such an extent that over 5,000 people were fed, with twelve baskets of food left over. We believe God still works miracles. When we take food and other resources given to us, and offer our thanks to God, we find that we are able to respond to the needs of most of those who come to us for help. Through Loaves & Fishes, God has provided for the needs of thousands of people.

Mission statement

Feeding the Hungry with God's Love

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating72 of 66014 of 91
Fund acquisition rating39 of 6627 of 91
Resource allocation rating269 of 66236 of 91
Asset utilization rating156 of 66024 of 91

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$163,913$176,788$176,927$0$0
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$18,735$3,297$3,688$0$0
Other long-term assets$876$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$19,611$3,297$3,688$0$0
Total assets$183,524$180,085$180,615$0$0
Payables and accrued expenses$202$713$1,496$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$202$713$1,496$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,624$1,160$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,624$1,160$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,826$1,873$1,496$0$0
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$181,698$178,212$179,119$0$0
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$252,596$245,759$242,540$0$0
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$147$196$225$0$0
Other revenue$31,457$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$31,604$196$225$0$0
Total revenue$284,200$245,955$242,765$0$0
Program services$229,782$217,744$229,146$0$0
Management and general$50,932$29,118$20,256$0$0
Total expenses$280,714$246,862$249,402$0$0
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$3,486($907)($6,637)$0$0
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,486($907)($6,637)$0$0

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