Soul Soup Australia provides a hot meal and donations of clothing, toiletries, bedding, books, fresh fruit & veggies and packaged foods to locals at risk of homelessness, social isolation or financial difficulties each Thursday night from the Labrador Community Hub. Throughout the week we deliver fresh produce and bakery goods to local homeless youth accommodation and lodging houses. We receive no financial assistance, and operate solely on the hard work and dedication of our volunteers to make a difference within our community. We receive food donations from Second Bite, who distribute thousands of tonnes of edible fresh produce to community organisations that would otherwise be sent to landfill from local supermarkets and turn it into nutritious and tasty vegetarian meals.
We provide a welcoming and friendly environment, often with a local musician or some form of entertainment, and encourage all volunteers to sit down and share a meal and have a chat with our guests each week. All meals are home cooked, fresh on the night and we try to provide options to suit all diets.
In the future, we would love to raise enough money to buy a food truck and branch further out into the community.