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Kitchener Soup Sisters

The soup's on in Waterloo! Soup Sisters successfully launched September 28, 2011 in Kitchener Waterloo and continues to make nutritious soup for those in need. In September 2018, we are 'souper' excited to be joining forces with our new culinary partner, Relish Cooking Studio .

ROOF is committed to providing for the safety, support, and overall well-being of homeless youth and youth-at-risk, age 12-25, in the Waterloo Region. Their objective is to maintain the health and safety of street youth, by providing resources and services that will allow them to make positive choices to end the cycle of homelessness. Soup Sisters hopes that our gift of wholesome soup will let them know that we believe in the potential of all young people and that we support them in their transition.

Marillac Place provides a safe home for women between the ages of sixteen and twenty-five who are pregnant, or who have a child in their care, or who are attempting to regain care of their child. Mothers who come to Marillac Place receive 24 hour guidance and support, continue their education and are enabled with the life-skills they need to care for themselves and their child. When young people receive the message that someone cares they are better able to make positive changes to their lives. Our soup is a message in a bowl that says we care loud and strong, while at the same time ensuring a nourishing and nurturing meal for young mothers and their children.

Women's Crisis Services empowers and supports women and children to move beyond violence and abuse through the provision of safe shelter, education and outreach services. They operate a residential program at two shelters; Anselma House in Kitchener and Haven House in Cambridge plus regional outreach services, for abused women and children.

Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers charges a participation fee of $65 per person to cover the expenses of ingredients for soup, the venue, equipment, a chef or professional facilitator, and charitable operations This ensures that the finest ingredients possible are used every time for the soups we provide to women, children and youth. Events are social evenings with lively conversation, chopping, laughter and warm kitchen camaraderie that culminate in a simple, sit-down supper of soup, salad, bread and wine for all participants. Each event produces approximately 150-250 servings of fresh soup that sustains your local shelter with nourishing and nurturing soup each month.

Private corporate team-building events are $95 per person and a partial tax receipt is provided upon request.

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Warming hearts... one bowl at a time

Soup Sisters is an innovative social marketing and community building program that is 100% volunteer driven and creates opportunity to dialogue with thousands of new people to raise awareness about family violence.

Groups across the country have been able to transform their contributions into a meaningful experience and a tangible way to give at our soup making events.

Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers is operating over 30 events in 27 cities across Canada and the US every month. Hundreds of community people are coming together across the country each month to produce over 15,000 servings of home-made, nurturing and nourishing soups for women, children and youth in crisis.

Since March 2009, Soup Sisters has provided over 2 million servings of soup to more than 40 shelter recipients and there is a growing network of over 50,000 Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers participants nationwide.

Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers is a registered not-for-profit organization and donations are eligible for a tax-deductible receipt.

Charitable Business Number: 82827 6915 RR 0001.