Spring Garden Soup Society - Love In Action

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Soup Society


Feeding the hungry in Philadelphia since 1852
 
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LOVE IN ACTION

Some candid photos of those we support
whose mission it is to prepare and provide food for those in need.

(Click here to visit "Love in Action - Part 2")

A visit to Norris Square Senior Center

Click here to watch a short video shot during a visit to Norris Square Senior Center (9/29/17)
 
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Click here to watch the video of our visit to NSSCC.
Click here to watch a short video of artwork done by early Alzheimer's patrons at the Norris Square Senior Citizen Center.
 
A sampling of photos from our visit to Norris Square Senior Citizens Center

Top three: delicious food in the Hispanic style enjoyed by grateful area residents.
Next to last: Barry Washington (r.) and Bill Hale meet with Sheila Mercado, program coördinator.
Bottom: NSSCS Director Beth Butler conducting a tour of their herb and vegetable gardens.
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norris square
Bill Hale & Barry Washington meeting with Sheila Mercado
Bill Hale & Barry Washington meeting with Sheila Mercado
   
Spruce Hill Christian School (now part of K-12 City School)
feel the love
The Society-supported lunches play a key nutritional role in the lives of the students at West Philadelphia's Spruce Hill Christian School (now part of K-12 City School).
 
Spruce Hill's (now part of K-12 City School) elementary school students learn in a creative, loving environment.



Click here or on the screenshot above to watch some classroom video vignettes


 
St. Vincent's Soup Kitchen
Sister Eileen Smith,

director
Sister Eileen Smith operates a clean and cheerful facility, serving excellent meals to many appreciative visitors.
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st. vincent's soup

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Photographs below of some of the major renovations underway at St. Vincent's (fall 2017)



   

Below:  St. Vincent's Executive Director Mary Kay Meeks with SGSS board member Frank Noyes
in Face-to-Face's temporary quarters in the First United Methodist Church of Germantown.






Click here (or on the screenshot above) to watch an interesting video update on St. Vincent's capital campaign

 
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Tindley Temple Soup Kitchen
 
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Reba Poole, Kitchen Director Mr. McCoy, 92, volunteer cook (2012) Robert O'Ferrall with the new meat grinder

St. John's Hospice St. John's Hospice
Brother Kip at work Joe Smith in the clothing room
 
St. Francis Inn Ministry St. Francis Inn Ministry

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St. Vincent's (Face-to-Face)
 
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We remain committed to the spirit of our founders' vision,
and invite tax-deductible donations from those who feel led
to support our commitment to feed the hungry.
For more information on how you can help

please click here.


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Questions or encouraging words are always welcome at
SpringGardenSoupSociety@verizon.net