MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (Nov. 23, 2020) – Mobile Loaves & Fishes, a social outreach ministry that has been empowering communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless since 1998, received a 2020 grant from NorthMarq’s Community Involvement program after being nominated by the NorthMarq office Austin.
The Austin-based non-profit has grown from a one-person operation founded by former commercial real estate broker Alan Graham to one of the most impactful providers of services, in addressing the homelessness crisis in the Austin community. In addition to serving more than 5 million meals, Graham is the visionary behind MLF’s Community First! Village—a 51-acre master-planned development in northeast Austin that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for men and women coming out of chronic homelessness.
“MLF offers help to the homeless of Austin in an uplifting way with compassion, care and dignity. We are proud to support this amazing organization in its critical work to the homeless population in Austin,” said Chase Johnson, vice president – debt and equity, who suggested the non-profit to Managing Director John Morran.
Since its founding, MLF volunteers have served more than 5 million meals with a side of hope to homeless men and women living on the streets of Austin, and the organization has spawned similar food truck ministries in other cities across the U.S. Learn more @mlf.org.