A Kids Cafe location has been added in Carson City at the Salvation Army, 911 E. Second St. Families can pick up seven lunches and seven breakfasts weekly from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 11.
Children who do not receive adequate nutrition might struggle in school, are sick more often and could have behavior issues. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada offers more than 50 locations where families can get free meals for their children while out of school. Children and families also are served through programs such as Mobile Harvest and through a network of 150 partner agencies throughout the 90,000 square mile service area.The Food Bank of Northern Nevada has seen tremendous increases in the need for emergency food services since the beginning of the pandemic. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada currently serves about 106,000 people each month and has seen a 30% increase in need for emergency food services. Each dollar donated to the Food Bank helps to provide three meals in the community.