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 2013 date will be Monday, June 17th 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.
August - Stuff-A-Bus - Friday, August 23rd from 9am to 5pm and Saturday, August 24th from 9am to 3pm, Green Acres Plaza. We ask that you bring non-perishable food donations and/or monetary donations. You can check our wish list on this site for items we especially need. Come out and see us on Friday, the 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, the 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We will gladly accept your donations.
September - Spaghetti Dinner The Spaghetti Dinner is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, September 29th 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 21 (Monday) - Michigan Sampler - Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland
MICHIGAN SAMPLER is a special benefit for the East Side Soup Kitchen on Monday, October 21st 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.