February - Souper Bowl Sunday - First Sunday in February. We ask churches and/or youth groups to have people in the church foyer with empty soup pots and ask members for a dollar donation for the soup kitchen.
June - ESSK Annual Golf Outing - Third Monday in June. The 2014 date will be Monday, June 16th at SAGINAW COUNTRY CLUB. It begins with a continental breakfast and registration at 8:00 a.m. Play commences at 9 a.m. The fee is $115 per golfer, which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, refreshments on the course, lunch and an awards ceremony. Download the event flyer here.
We are in need of sponsorships (numerous opportunities are available from $50 to $1000), gift items and golfers. Proceeds will benefit both the Soup Kitchen's lunchtime meal program and After-School Program for area children.
More information is available by calling (989) 755-3663 or (989) 280-5838.
Stuff-A-Bus - To be determined.
September - Spaghetti Dinner The Spaghetti Dinner is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, September 28th from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Soup Kitchen located at 940 East Genesee. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 10 and under.
October 20 (Monday) - Michigan Sampler - Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland
MICHIGAN SAMPLER is a special benefit for the East Side Soup Kitchen on Monday, October 20th at Apple Mountain Resort in Freeland. Featured will be an assortment of Michigan products, gourmet appetizers, a wine tasting, silent auction and sweet jazz by the Robert Lee Review. It all takes place from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. The tickets are $50.00 per person and are available from Pam at the Soup Kitchen or any Board Member.
Please join us for an evening of fun and support a great cause!
November - Annual Holiday Appeal card mailed to donors.