The Food Bank of Northern Nevada wants all children to have the food they need to be able to focus on their schoolwork, grow and thrive. The Kids Cafe program provides free, nutritious meals to kids while they are out of school.
Throughout the school year, the Kids Cafe Dinner Program serves after school meals at several schools and community centers throughout the Reno/Sparks area. Meals are typically also served during school breaks.
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada’s Kids Cafe program also offers free breakfast/snack and lunch to children 2-18 years old throughout summer break. Meals are served at a variety of community locations throughout the summer on weekdays.
For the 2022 summer break, Kids Cafe Summer Meals will be available at more than 30 sites in Reno/Sparks, as well as in Fernley and Schurz (Walker River Paiute Tribe). Meals begin on June 13. Meals are available Monday-Friday. Please note, there is no service on June 20 or July 4.
Please note: Effective Monday, July 11, many of our sites in the Reno/Sparks area will be shifting to a twice weekly, multi-day meal distribution. Meals picked up from multi-day distrubtions will consist of 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches per child per pick-up. Some sites will remain on a daily meal service schedule. Please view the map or calendar for details on the schedule for a specific site.