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Capuchin Soup Kitchen named Hour Detroit “Best in Detroit”

The Capuchin Soup Kitchen is humbled to have been voted #1 by Hour Detroit magazine readers in the annual “Best of Detroit 2021” polls in the charitable organization category.

Tragedy, Promise and Hope

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As we move into colder months, much of our programming is looking more and more like “normal” but the upcoming cold weather brings its own ominous problems.

You could savor the tender loving care

Yesterday I passed one of our employees in the kitchen who was very carefully lining up slices of bread on a metal sheet pan, and she was so concentrating on getting them just right, I said: “You do that with such care, I would think they are your babies!!”  She replied: “Yes, I am very careful.  I know that someone will be eating these, and I like to think that if I were eating them, I’d like them to be right and not just thrown together.  If I appreciate good food, I know others do too.”

It was in her voice

I learned last week that “John,” one our guests of CSK was in the hospital and near death with the COVID-19 virus and underlying conditions.  He had put my name down as an emergency contact.  Had I not been listed for contact, I’d have never known.