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Food Bank’s Kids Cafe set to begin dinner service at area schools (updated)


The Food Bank of Northern Nevada’s Kids Cafe Dinner Program is scheduled to start the week of Aug. 9 at area schools.

Throughout the 2021-22 school year, the program serves after school meals at several schools and community centers throughout the region.  Meals are also served during school breaks.

Schools confirmed to date include:

  • Lois Allen Elementary School:  3:30-4 pm
  • Esther Bennet Elementary School:  3-330 pm, Wednesday:  215-245 pm
  • Desert Skies Middle School:  3:30-4 pm
  • Donner Springs Elementary School:  3:30-4 pm, Wednesday: 2:45 – 3:15 pm
  • Hidden Valley Elementary School:  3:15-3:45 pm, Wednesday:  2:45-3:15 pm
  • Juniper Elementary School:  3-3:30 pm, Wednesday: 2:15-2:45

Meals are free for those ages 2 through 18. No prior enrollment is necessary. Children do not have to attend any after school programming to be served dinner.

For more information, visit https://fbnn.org/gethelp/kidscafe/.

Those with questions are asked to call 331-3663 or visit www.fbnn.org.

Update: This story has been updated to correct the number of schools currently participating in the Kids Cafe program.

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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