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Kids Cafe

Since 2000, Kids Cafes have been providing healthy after-school snacks, summer meals and nutrition education to low-income children throughout Orange County.
We partner with Boys and Girls clubs, community centers, tutoring centers and low-income apartment centers within walking distance of underserved schools. We provide fresh fruits and vegetables, protein and dairy items to any child in need. Games and activities make learning about nutrition fun.

Kids Cafes are safe places where children can also take part in educational, recreational and social activities under the supervision of trustworthy staff.

To find a Kids Cafe location near you, click here.

Izzy and The Candy Palace

Here's an easy way to help support Kids Cafe.

The Candy Palace program promotes the idea of children helping children through creative and artistic expression. This idea is captured by the three words: Children, Creativity and Caring.

The program was created in 2009 to turn one child’s vision into reality. Nine-year old Isabel J. wrote the story Izzy and the Candy Palace with the sole purpose of raising funds to help feed hungry children in America. 

Per Isabel’s wish, one hundred percent of the profits from every book sold will be donated to Kids Cafe program
of The Second Harvest Food Bank.

Visit to preview the book and place your order!

Second Harvest Executive Director, Joe Schoeningh, Author, Isabel J & Illustrator, J.H. Everett

See more photos from the Izzy & The Candy Palace Launch Party!

Hungry? Find Food

Second Harvest Food Bank works with partner agencies to distribute food throughout Orange County. Find an agency near you that can help.

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