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Halo Cafe

by Kathy Eide Casas

“We are people who want to give…people who want to provide Fresno’s homeless with a meal that others would normally experience at their own kitchen tables…” Justin Kamimoto, Founder and Program Director for Fresno’s M.E.A.L.


by Kathy Eide

Jim Yovino has a passion for education. He has spent his entire career working on behalf of Fresno County students. “It’s hard to believe that this year marks my 24th year in education. When you are doing something you have such a passion for, the time goes even faster,” Yovino emphasized.


Halo Cafe, Helping Feed Pets In Need

IN THE November 23 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
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by Lorie Lewis Ham

During the holiday season our thoughts seem to go more to the homeless and those in need, but do we ever give a thought to their pets? Halo Cafe does. They are a 501(c)(3) non-profit pet retention program that exists to serve low-income, elderly and homeless community members by providing pet food when times get tight. We took some time to chat with founder and president of Halo Cafe, Jennifer Quinn-Yovino.


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