KIDS CAFE PROGRAM

An after-school program that provides nutritionally balanced meals to children who might not otherwise receive a meal at home. Additionally, the program provides homework help as well as recreational and social activities. The GBFB sponsors 25 Kids Cafes throughout the city of Reading. As many as 1,000 meals are served each weeknight and more than 1,300,000 meals have been served since the program was piloted in 1997.

Girl - Kids Cafe

Kids Cafe Program Sites

  • 11th & Pike Recreation Center
  • 3rs & Spruce Recreation Center
  • 6th & Amity Playground
  • Baer Park
  • Citadel
  • City Light Ministry – Southside
  • City Park
  • Hillside Playground
  • Holy Spirit Lutheran
  • Hope Lutheran
  • Jamestown Village
  • Northeast Middle School
  • Northwest Middle School
  • Olivet Boys & Girls Club/PAL
  • Olivet/Clinton Street
  • Olivet/Glenside
  • Olivet/Mulberry Street
  • Olivet/Oakbrook
  • Olivet/Perkiomen Avenue
  • Olivet/Perkiomen Avenue
  • Reading High School
  • Reading Salvation Army
  • Schlegel Park
  • South Reading Youth Initiative
  • Southern Middle School
  • Southwest Middle School
  • St. James Chapel COGIC

*All current program sites are located in Reading, PA

Summer Lunch Program Sites

  • 11th & Pike Recreation Center
  • 3rd & Spruce Recreation Center
  • 6th & Amity Playground
  • City Light Ministry – Southside
  • City Park
  • Hillside Playground
  • Jamestown Village
  • Olivet Boys & Girls Club/PAL
  • Olivet/Clinton Street
  • Olivet/Glenside
  • Olivet/Mulberry Street
  • Olivet/Oakbrook
  • Olivet/Perkiomen Avenue
  • Reading Salvation Army
  • Schlegel Park
  • St James Chapel COGIC

*All current program sites are located in Reading, PA