Bread & Broth strives to reach and serve all Lake Tahoe South Shore Community members who struggle with hunger by providing the following food service outreach programs:
Bread & Broth “Monday Meal”
Hot, full-course, nutritional meals are served at St. Theresa Grace Hall (1041 Lyons Ave.) from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. every Monday throughout the year. In addition to serving hot meals, the dinner guests are provided with food “giveaway” bags containing canned goods, fruit, vegetables, dairy products (eggs, butter, and milk) and breads/pastries. ‘Seconds’ are offered and dinner “to go” containers are provided. On average, Bread & Broth serves 100 dinner guests at each Monday evening dinner.
Bread & Broth “Second Serving”
Soup and simple entrees meals are served at Lake Tahoe Community Presbyterian Church (2733 Lake Tahoe Blvd.) from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. every Friday throughout the year. When food supplies are available, dinner guests are provided with food “giveaway” bags containing fruit, vegetables and breads/pastries. Bread & Broth serves 50/60 dinner guest at each Friday evening meal.
Bread & Broth 4 Kids (B&B 4 Kids)
On a weekly basis throughout the school year, disadvantaged Lake Tahoe Unified School District students in grades K-8 are provided with weekend food bags containing 7 meals and 4 snacks. Each child receives a bag of non-perishable, single serving items along with several servings of fresh fruit to help supplement and meet basic nourishment needs. Eligible recipients are based on family income and determined by school teachers and counselors from Bijou Community, Sierra House, Tahoe Valley and South Tahoe Middle schools
In October 2015, B&B 4 Kids began providing weekend food to 106 students. The goal for the 2017/2018 school year is to serve 150 needy children.
Summer Bread & Broth 4 Kids (Summer B&B 4 Kids)
During the summer school break, “Summer B&B 4 Kids” hands out kid-friendly food every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon at St. Theresa Church Grace Hall to any child up to the age of 18. Food for children will only be given to parents /guardians who are accompanied by their child(ren). Children will be able to bag a variety of single-serving food items which include cereals, canned meat, breakfast and nutrition bars, and fresh fruit. As a special treat, every week a ‘surprise snack’ like ice cream or popsicles is handed out to each child.