Thank you for considering the Idaho Falls Soup Kitchen as part of the way you support our community.
It is the mission of the Soup Kitchen to provide a sanctuary where fellowship is nurtured and a hot nourishing meal is served in an environment of respect and dignity.
The Soup Kitchen has a 38-year history of serving a noontime meal to those in need, beginning in 1985 with two Episcopal church members serving sandwiches on weekends. Today, stemming from those beginnings, the Soup Kitchen is blessed with dedicated and trained teams of volunteers for every day of the year.
Our volunteers are the heart of what we do. We have transitioned from pandemic restrictions to once again offering in-person dining with a personal touch.
As of the end of May, we've served 15,273 meals in 2023, including 494 meals for children. Our total meal count is 968,521—and we expect to hit 1 million meals in 2024.
Our new Managers, Eric and Serenah Hamlin, have several years of experience uplifting those suffering from food insecurity. In the upcoming year, we hope to continue providing meals to our guests, while combating inflation in food and supply costs. We also plan to upgrade outdated equipment, such as roasters, pots, pans, and even dining ware.
Some of our equipment is more than 20 years old. We are a stand-alone 501(c)3 non-profit that operates on the generosity of our community. If you feel so moved and would like to help support our mission, please use the link below to make a tax-deductible donation to the Idaho Falls Soup Kitchen. You can also visit here to donate online.
Your generosity will be used to provide a sanctuary and a nourishing meal to our guests.
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