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Chefs for Kids

Mission
Dedicated to alleviating malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness since 1990.

 

Program Description 
Chefs for Kids delivers programs through the support of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, ACF Chefs Las Vegas Chapter, and many dedicated chefs living in southern Nevada.

 

Programs include

1. Healthy Eating - Nutrition education is delivered through the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. Teachers work with second grade students in underserved areas teaching children how to make healthier lifestyle choices through nutrition, physical activity and proper food handling/hand washing. The children participate in a one-year course, once a month for 30 minutes. 

 

2. Cookin' up Breakfast - Chefs volunteer at Title 1 schools to prepare a nutritional breakfast for entire student body. The organization will serve breakfast at 13 schools in 2016-17, feeding more than 9,000 children! 

 

3. Operation Thanksgiving - Chefs purchase, cook and deliver Thanksgiving meals to families identified as the neediest by counselors at the schools Chefs for Kids serve.

 

4. We Wish You a Merry Christmas - A gift card drop to 78 families identified as the neediest by counselors at the Clark County school that Chefs for Kids serve. A plate of food, a new pair of shoes, at toy to make a child sparkle, it's a gift cards that says Tis' the Season. #givingisliving 

 

5. Twas the Night Before Christmas - With a sleigh full of toys and St. Nicholas too! Chefs volunteer to make a joyful Christmas Eve day celebration for the children at Shade Tree Shelter. This special day delivers a fabulously delicious warm meal and presents for all. 

 

6. A Mothers Love - Chefs volunteer to make a Mother's Day a special occasion with a brunch for the families at Shade Tree Shelter.

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