Cafe Reconcile offers Mardi Gras kickoff with "Pay What You Can Day"

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What better way to kick off Mardi Gras than at Café Reconcile’s “Pay What You Can Day”?  Come celebrate Mardi Gras with Class 1 of 2017 at “Pay What You Can Day” on Tuesday, February 21 from 11am to 2:30pm.  Guests will have the opportunity to meet Cafe Reconcile’s current students, who have been diligently working and applying their skills in the café.  All are welcome to join the celebration! 

Guests are encouraged to pay any amount they wish for their first meal.  Additional meals will be provided for a minimum of $5 each.  Donations allow Reconcile to continue to provide workforce development training and support services to 100 youth each year.

There is an exciting menu with King Cake Bread Pudding that you won’t want to miss! Customers will determine the price of their meal and choose between three entrées and two desserts. The menu will include: Fried Catfish w/ baked mac and cheese and green peas, Smothered Chicken w/ rice and collard greens, Oyster Salad topped w/ blue cheese crumbles, King Cake Bread Pudding, and White Chocolate Chip Brownies.

Future “Pay What You Can Day” events are:  March 14, April 11, May 16, June 13, July 11, and August 15!

Cafe Reconcile is a community of concerned people committed to addressing the system of generational poverty, violence and neglect in the New Orleans area.  Our innovative life skills and job training program assists young people (ages 16–22) from severely at-risk communities who desire to make a positive change in their lives. Reconcile’s students arrive facing a vast array of challenges, from extreme poverty and high school attrition to homelessness, violence, and participation in the juvenile justice system. Nonetheless, these young people possess a deep desire to break the cycle and become productive, contributing members of society.

Café Reconcile starts a new class on Monday, March 20, 2017. Youth between the ages of 16-24 who are interested in Cafe Reconcile's workforce development program should come by Reconcile to fill out an application.  For more information, please CLICK HERE >>>