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A place where free food is served to those who are homeless or destitute.
- ‘A new tenant will take over the house in July, which means the food bank and the soup kitchen have just two weeks to find a new location.’
- ‘At present we are involved in a food bank, a soup kitchen and twice a month we do a street run.’
- ‘Perhaps you will spend your Christmas vacation working in Central America or serving hot meals in a soup kitchen.’
- ‘It set up a soup kitchen in the sports hall that did well during cold weather.’
- ‘They believe that somehow, by mentoring, by serving in a soup kitchen, they can make a greater difference than by participating in the political process.’
- ‘Nothing fosters teamwork like serving sandwiches side by side at a soup kitchen.’
- ‘Visit old folks in a nursing home, tutor elementary-school kids after school, or serve up meals at a soup kitchen.’
- ‘Work at a community food bank or soup kitchen as a family.’
- ‘Charity workers are facing a race against time to raise £150,000 to start a soup kitchen for homeless people.’
- ‘The sisters are also involved in running a soup kitchen which helps to feed 150 families, which amounts to 700 people, three days a week.’
- ‘Is it not cultural engagement to volunteer in a soup kitchen, to cast an informed vote, to reclaim city blocks overtaken by prostitutes and drug-dealers?’
- ‘When he's not touring he volunteers with Jean-Marc at a soup kitchen for the city's homeless, and at a charity for the terminally ill.’
- ‘I can choose to serve in a soup kitchen or donate to a charity.’
- ‘A Darwen charity worker is one step closer to setting up a soup kitchen for the borough's homeless population.’
- ‘He ran a shelter for homeless families and the largest soup kitchen in Washington for years.’
- ‘He also worked closely with Catholic charities in the seaside resort and regularly manned a soup kitchen.’
- ‘After closing hours, the mall supported a soup kitchen and sleeping area.’
- ‘My mother suggested we all go work in a soup kitchen for the homeless.’
- ‘A few repeated contacts in a soup kitchen, a marketplace or a hospital ward can suffice to create a sense of familiarity.’
- ‘Engage your children in service: take them to the soup kitchen to serve dinner with you.’
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