Food available to SLT youth throughout summer


The Bread & Broth 4 Kids Summer Program begins June 20, and will continue every Wednesday through Aug. 22 in South Lake Tahoe. 

Any child up to the age of 18 can come alone or with a parent or legal guardian to any of the three distribution sites. At St. Theresa’s Church, children can fill up a bag with fresh fruit, cereals, milk, breakfast and nutrition bars, canned meat and more. At the two school sites, prepacked bags will be provided. 

Youth are encouraged to bring a backpack or reusable tote bag to carry food home.

Food will only be given to parents who are accompanied by their child(ren).

Distribution locations:

  • St Theresa’s Church- Grace Hall, 1041 Lyons Ave., 9am-noon
  • Tahoe Valley Elementary School, 943 Tahoe Island Drive, 9:30-10:30am
  • Bijou Community School, 3501 Spruce Ave., 11am-noon.

Food bags will be delivered to the following child care centers: Apple Seeds Academy, Boys & Girls Club, Child Development Center, Choices for Children, Under the Magic Pine Tree, Foster Family, and Live Violence Free.

For the past three years, Bread & Broth 4 Kids has provided weekend food backpacks for food insecure children in South Lake Tahoe, serving children at all elementary sites and South Tahoe Middle School.  Last summer, 1,156 bags of food were handed out to children throughout the South Lake Tahoe community from June-August.

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