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Christmas Words for 2017

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Several days ago the children of the Rosa Parks program were challenged with the question of “What does Christmas mean to you?” Many thoughtful answers occurred. One significant thought that emerged was that we need to choose how we are going to celebrate Christmas….it is not just about getting presents.

10 Reasons to Buy and Eat Local Foods

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When purchasing food, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen trys to purchase as much locally grown food as we can. Here are 10 reasons why you should buy and eat local foods.

Do Small Things With Great Love

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I ran across a saying of Mother Teresa of Calcutta that states, “Do small things with great love.” It set me thinking.

One of the guests of the Meldrum site has taken it upon himself to do a clean-up of the parking lot each morning.  He picks up the cigarette butts and litter before breakfast.  His comment: “Why wouldn’t I do this? The soup kitchen is a kind of home for me, and I want to give something back for what I receive here.”

Thank You Volunteer Groups

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Volunteers from various companies continue to share their time to support our mission.

Thank you to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, DTE Energy, Flex n Gate and the many more supporters!