Our February 22 Soup & Bread was our most successful yet, at least in terms of donations, with over $1000 raised in one evening. Not to mention the seemingly endless supply of cookies, brownies, and PIE. We’ve got five weeks left in this soup season — let’s see if we can keep the funds flowing!
Meanwhile, the soup is spreading. On February 12 Liz Mills and Carlson Community Services held its annual Soup & Bread in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood, and on the 20th, out in Seattle, friend-of-Soup-&-Bread Suzie Strait hosted a dinner to raise money for the Refugee Women’s Alliance, and over in Michigan, Soup & Bread: Traverse City is going strong. And now we hear that, coming up March 7, a whole mess of fancy Chicago chefs are teaming up for Solidarity Soup — a fundraiser for a trio of Chicago nonprofits supporting the city’s immigrant workers.
We are thrilled by the sudden flood of soup-driven goodwill (and money), and in that spirit of solidarity invited one of those fancy chefs to join us on the line at Soup & Bread this week — so come out and welcome Paul Fehribach from Big Jones to his first-ever Soup & Bread!
Joining Paul are Molly Schemper and cooks from Slow Food Chicago, Jamee Warrenfeltz and cooks from Near North Montessori, Deborah Lamberty, Tim Magner from Nature’s Farm Camp, and another pot of goodness from our friends at Local Foods. Our DJ this week is Stan Wood, our bread — as ever — is from Publican Quality Bread, and our partner organization is actually a twofer — reps from both Teen Living Programs and Northside Housing and Supportive Services will be in the house.
Thanks all. See you so soon.
PPS: And Cleveland! The Cleveland Soup & Bread Experiment kicks off on March 15.Posted: Friday Feb 24,2017 07:52 PM In Event Schedule