A Look at the Second Harvest Food Bank's Kids Cafe Program
A LOOK AT THE SECOND
HARVEST FOOD BANK'S
KIDS CAFE PROGRAM
By George Argyros Jr.
George Argyros, Jr., founder and president of Elite
Financial Group, LLC, has over a decade of
experience in private equity investments and
insurance products. Outside of work, George Argyros,
Jr., has been a supporter of the Second Harvest Food
Bank in Orange County.
As many as 1 in 5 children Orange County are at risk
of going hungry, and the Second Harvest Food Bank
of Orange County has worked to eradicate hunger in
the area for over 30 years. Its Kids Cafe program was
established in 2000 to provide a safe, secure space
for children to receive healthy after-school snacks and
Kids Cafe Program
With a broad network of partners including the
Salvation Army, Boys and Girls clubs, and community
centers, Second Harvest Food Bank has established
Kids Cafes in 43 locations throughout Orange County.
The Kids Cafe at the Salvation Army’s Anaheim Red
Shield Family Center serves lunch to as many as 50
children every day in the summer, and up to 120
during school months.
In addition to providing wholesome meals, Kids Cafe
locations also offer a number of recreational, social,
and educational activities for children under the care
of qualified staff. To learn more about Kids Cafe
programs and locations, visit feedoc.org.