Daily Tribune

Bread & Broth seeks funding to continue serving those in need

June 21, 2021

Carol Gerard
Guest column


It is a tremendous relief that COVID-19 cases are waning, more folks are returning to work, and California will soon be opening up and relaxing the pandemic restrictions.

However, many of the individuals and family members that lost their jobs or had their hours reduced, are still dealing with the residual economic effects of the past 15 months of the COVID-19 crisis.…read more

Bread & Broth feeds over 500 at Thanksgiving giveaway

December 1, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif — Bread & Broth handed out 170 sets of bags of food to the community on Sunday.
The bags included dairy, bread, fruits, vegetables, turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green beans, rolls, cider and pie.
Those 170 sets that were given fed over 550 individuals.

“It was a great turnout, but sad to see so many struggling,” said Beth Wallace, head of communications for Bread & Broth, in an email. “It’s so rewarding to see the generosity of this community.”

Tahoe Chamber Blue Ribbon award winners announced

November 23, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.– The winners of the 13th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards were announced Thursday, Nov. 19 during an awards show shown on Lake Tahoe Television. In place of the annual awards dinner, the community was invited to tune in virtually with hosts, Chris Fiore from the City of South Lake Tahoe and Meg Peart from the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, to enjoy a celebration of the 2020 finalists and winners.

The Blue Ribbon Awards event continues to honor local businesses, non-profits, and professionals for their contributions to the South Shore community.

Congratulations to the 2020 Blue Ribbon Award winners:

Tourism Award, Sponsored by the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Innovative program, promotion, or product for our visitors
Winner: Clearly Tahoe
Honorable Mention: Roundhill Pines Beach Resort

Entrepreneur Award, Sponsored by Getaway Reno/Tahoe
An innovative individual who assumed the risk of starting a new business.
Winner: Melinda Choy / Elevate Wellness Center
Honorable Mention: Rachel and Greg Carlson / Black Bear Lodge…Read more

Bread & Broth kids food bags available by pickup only on Wednesday

November 9, 2020
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Due to the Veterans Day holiday, Bread & Broth 4 Kids food bags will not be distributed by school buses Wednesday but can be picked up instead.

Since there is no school, South Lake Tahoe area families can pick up kids food bags from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Theresa Grace Hall, 1041 Lyons Avenue.

The bags will also be available from noon to 1 p.m. in front of Tahoe Valley Elementary School, 943 Tahoe Island Drive, and from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Bijou Community School, 3501 Spruce Avenue.

On Nov. 18, bags will be distributed at bus stops. These bags will be double the normal amount of food due to the week-long holiday the following week for Thanksgiving.

Bread & Broth expects to have the Wednesday food bag distribution until the Christmas holiday. Parents will be updated should this schedule change….Read more

Bread & Broth seeks donations for ‘Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway’

November 5, 2020
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth is doing something a little different for Thanksgiving this year and is seeking donations to make it happen.

During past Thanksgiving holidays, Bread & Broth has sponsored a hot, nutritious meal for about 250 people.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Bread & Broth will use donations for a “Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway” that will be distributed from 3-5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, at St. Theresa Grace Hall.

Bags will be handed out instead of a sit down meal which will contain a total Thanksgiving dinner. These bags will include a turkey breast, yams, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green beans, gravy, rolls, sparkling cider and a pumpkin pie.

These Thanksgiving meal items will be provided to guests along with the regular food giveaway bags given out each Monday and Friday. Special bags of non-cook Thanksgiving food items will also be provided to those without cooking capabilities….Read more