Fish and Loaves is a great way to honor the people you love by giving gifts that make a difference in the lives of others. Last year, our members sent over 6,000 gift cards which raised over $48,000 to those in need.
Shop online from the list of available gifts to choose items to be donated to those in need. We will provide you with Christmas cards to send to family and friends to let them know a special gift has been given in their honor.
Orders must be received by Tuesday, Dec. 21.
◆ Place your order online OR
◆ Drop off your order form and a check in the marked box at the front desk in the Hunt Center OR
◆ Mail your order form and a check to the church: Highland Park Presbyterian Church
3821 University Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205 Attn: Fish & Loaves
Please choose one of the following at online checkout form:
◆ Pick up your order at the front desk in the Hunt Center
◆ Receive your order via US mail
◆ Home delivery to your doorstep if you live within a 10-mile radius of HP Pres
Please allow three business days for order processing.
For over 30 years, Austin Street Center has specialized in caring for the most vulnerable homeless men and women in Dallas. Beyond meeting basic needs, Austin Street is committed to individualized care for each person who comes for help, beginning with serving a hot dinner to an average of 350 people per night.
$2 ◆ Gift of Lunch
$5 ◆ Hot Dinner
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Your gift to the Compassion Fund enables HP Pres to meet immediate, crucial needs of people going through challenging circumstances within the church and throughout our city. Critical needs met include rent, utilities, medical bills and food. The HP Pres Compassion Fund is focused on serving those in urgent need with relief in meeting their financial obligations and providing hope for a better future.
$15 ◆ Rent or Utilities for a Family
Highland Park Pres has been in a Sister-Church Partnership with two Cuban congregations since 1999. The ministry has grown to partner with a third church and numerous new church plants. HP Pres has taken more than 100 church members to Cuba.
$30 ◆ Provide a church planter with support
$10 ◆ Provide a Bible where access is limited
HP Pres began partnering with Dallas Leadership Foundation during the first weeks of the Covid pandemic to establish a food distribution program to address food insecurities in Dallas. Currently over 550 boxes are delivered to families twice a month. One box provides a family of four with food for a week.
$30 ◆ Provide a food box for a family
HP Pres opened Dallas Foster Closet in March 2021. Over 150 children have been served this year with clothing, toys, and baby equipment. Our mission is to support foster parents and kids by supplying them with much-needed items that can often be outside of the budget.
$10 ◆ Provide new clothes for a child
$20 ◆ Provide new shoes for a child
For the Nations: Refugee Outreach to helps welcome new families to Dallas. Families are set up in an apartment with basic furnishings, food and household items. After they are settled into their new surroundings, both the adults and children can attend classes to learn English and receive help with assimilation into the culture. Along with the classes, they also hear the gospel and learn about the Bible.
$20 ◆ Provide kitchen items
$10 ◆ Provide pantry staples
Many Kenyan girls are forced into early marriages and lives of continual physical labor. Their lack of access to a formal education causes this cultural oppression to continue. The Imbirkani Girls School, founded by HP Pres members Clyde & Betsy Jackson, has been successfully providing much-needed education that creates more opportunities for girls for over 15 years. Currently, almost 300 girls are attending the Imbirikani Girls High School.
$50 ◆ Provide funds towards a tution scholarship fund
Mercy Street exists to cultivate mutually transforming relationships with inner-city youth through Christian mentorship. Mercy Street works in historically under-resourced communities where residents face specific obstacles and challenges through no fault of their own. Through one-on-one mentorships, sports teams, and their leadership institute, Mercy Street has seen hundreds of kids and young adults grow in their faith, confidence, and preparedness for life after high school.
$25 ◆ Provide a student with a career preparedness class
$50 ◆ Provide an athlete with sports equipment
Mission Emanuel is a cross-cultural, relational, Christian ministry that strives to promote discipleship through short-term mission trips focused on community transformation. They seek to reach entire communities in the Dominican Republic by being the hands and feet of Jesus Christ. For almost 30 years they have worked in the poor neighborhoods of Cielo and Nazaret, providing education, housing, health care, and clean water.
$15 ◆ Provide 50 gallons of clean drinking water
$25 ◆ Provide low-cost medical care
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