Adopt a Day of Nourishment Articles

Bread & Broth thanks Sierra Sotheby’s for support

Published: May 16, 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — “This is our second time this year volunteering at Bread & Broth and we love that we are giving back to our beautiful community,” shared Andrea King, a Realtor at the Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty’s South Lake Tahoe office.

Joining Andrea from Sierra Sotheby’s was Ellen Camacho, the office’s managing broker, and Kathy Hyde, office administrator. This Adopt A Day of Nourishment crew hosted B&B’s Monday Meal at St. Theresa’s Grace Hall on May 1…Read more

Bread & Broth thanks Heavenly Mountain Resort

Published: May 10, 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The dinner guests attending Bread & Broth’s (B%B) Monday Meal on April 24 were treated to tri-tip steaks marinated in BBQ sauce, sweet potato fries, a garden salad, rolls, and a variety of drinks and desserts. This very special dinner served at St. Theresa Grace Hall was sponsored by Vail’s Heavenly Mountain Resort and the tri-tip steaks were donated by Smart & Final.

The outstanding meal was put together by B&B’s talented cooks and the B&B volunteers along with the Adopt A Day (AAD) crew volunteers from Heavenly. All of the serving volunteers and AAD crew members worked hard to put together the food ‘giveaway’ bags, welcome the dinner guests, serve the dinner, and get Grace Hall cleaned up after the happy and well-fed guests departed Grace Hall to return home for the evening…Read more

Forest Suites Resort supports Bread & Broth dinner

Published: March 20,2023


SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsorship was hosted by Forest Suites Resort on Monday, March 13. Thanks to their AAD donation of $300 and sending an excellent sponsor crew to the Monday Meal dinner, over 74 dinners were served to the very grateful folks who came for a hot and tasty meal and the bags of food provided to those who join B&B’s weekly meal for dinner.

The Forest Suites Resort Adopt A Day crew spends their working hours making sure that their resort guests receive all the services and amenities that make their stay at the resort and South Lake Tahoe a wonderful experience. For Juana Gonzalez, Ana Fernandez, Ethan Nicolai, Caitlin Thompson, and Dave Tylenda, providing the same level of service and warmth to the B&B dinner guests was just second nature for each of them…Read more


Vail EpicPromise grant funds Heavenly Adopt A Day sponsorship

Published: February 14, 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Heavenly team members from The North Face retail store in Heavenly Village joined the Bread & Broth volunteers to provide a hot and filling meal, bags of giveaway food, and a special treat to the diners at the Monday Meal on Feb. 6.

The North Face crew, consisting of Timothy Acosta, Eric Belz, Donice (Dede) Lehnhardt, Darcy Nealis, and Colleen Nicolich, arrived at St. Theresa Grace Hall with several boxes of The North Face gloves, hats, and other winter apparel which they gave out to the dinner guests during the evening meal service. Those receiving The North Face clothing items were very grateful for the warm, winter clothing.

Taking a break from the meal’s serving line, Dede shared her thoughts about her time at the evening meal…Read more

Soroptimist club sponsors Bread & Broth Monday Meal

Published: February 8, 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The women of the Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra are dedicated to serving others especially in their efforts to enhance the lives of women and youth both in our community and the world. It is a service organization that through their fundraising activities provides scholarships to women and young girls to enhance their ability to succeed academically. In addition, the organization funds and participates in many local school events that benefit the youth of our community.

On Monday, Jan. 31, SITS extended its mission to help and enhance the lives of members in the Lake Tahoe South Shore community by sponsoring a Monday Meal through Bread & Broth’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment program.

“This weekly offering in our community feeds not only those in need but also those that serve,” said club member Lisa Huard… Read more

Bread & Broth thanks Sierra Sotheby’s for support

Published: January 30, 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth could not be more thankful to the many individuals, families, organizations, and businesses that support our efforts to ease hunger in the Tahoe South Shore community.

The $300 donation made by our Monday Meal Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsors is a big help in defraying the cost the food, supplies, and utility costs of the hot, full-course dinners held every Monday evening.

Since the re-start of the Adopt A Day program in June, after B&B meals were resumed as COVID infections declined, Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty sponsored their second AAD sponsorship on Monday, Jan. 23… Read more

Kiwanis Club serves South Tahoe community

Published: January 17 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The mission of the Kiwanis International organization is to strengthen the community and serve children. In meeting these goals, the local Kiwanis Club of Tahoe Sierra sponsors and participates in various service events such as their Kid’s Reading program, Backpack Giveaway, and Coats for Kids. Bread & Broth’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsorship is also one of the community events that the Kiwanis Club supports on an annual basis.

This year, the club sponsored Bread & Broth’s Monday Meal on Jan. 9 and sent a contingent of their club members to help the Bread & Broth volunteers provide a hot and very tasty meal to evening’s dinner guests. Kiwanis Club members Mike Foster and Tom and Cheryl Millham, all veteran AAD volunteers, were joined by first time AAD volunteers, Amy Christiaens and Heidi Mayerhofer… Read more

Stillwell family, friends host Bread & Broth meal

Published: January 12 2023

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment program invites individuals, families, service clubs/organizations, and businesses to sponsor a B&B Monday Meal which serves our dinner guests a hot, full-course, nutritious dinner at St. Theresa’s Grace Hall.

To sponsor an Adopt A Day, a $300 tax-deductible donation is made and the sponsor is encouraged to send up to five sponsor volunteers to assist the B&B volunteers with the dinner’s setup, serving, and cleanup at their designated Monday Meal.

The program began in 2011 and has successfully been providing the sponsors and their crews the opportunity to participate in a truly rewarding volunteer experience that has a meaningful impact on those we serve…Read more

Heavenly hosts Bread & Broth Adopt A Day meal

Published: January 3, 2023 –  SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — On Monday, Dec. 12, Bread & Broth’s volunteer cooks used their very creative and talented culinary skills to prepare a tasty roast lamb dinner to serve to the guests who braved the snowy elements to attend the meal served at St. Theresa’s Grace Hall.

In addition to acknowledging the Chart House for donating the lamb, the meal was made possible by the $300 funding provided by Vail’s EpicPromise Grant program for Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsorship.

The grant funds enable the local Vail Resorts (Heavenly and Kirkwood) to sponsor an Adopt A Day once a month and send a crew of up to five of their team members to participate in the setup, serving, and cleanup of their sponsorship meal. Read more….

Liberty Utilities supports Bread & Broth meal

PublishedDecember 27, 2022 –  SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Liberty Utilities has a commitment to support the communities that they serve by encouraging their team members to participate in volunteer work that benefits the underserved members of the community.

One of the volunteer opportunities that Liberty Utilities promotes is volunteering at Bread & Broth Monday Meals through B&B’s Adopt A Day of Nourishment program. Since June of 2022, when the Monday Meal’s Adopt A Day program was resumed after the COVID shutdowns, Liberty has already sponsored four Monday Meals and has another three Monday Meals sponsorships lined up through the end of June, 2023.

“Thank you for the awesome opportunity to service the public,” said Liberty Utilities’ Emergency Manager Lee Kiolbasa, at B&B’s Monday Meal on Dec. 19. “It has been our pleasure at Liberty to help prepare and serve an amazing meal. Some of the best Italian food (chicken cacciatore, rigatoni, sauteed vegetables, and Caesar salad) in Tahoe.”  Read more…