Posted on June 19, 2021
On June 5, Organic Soup Kitchen’s Crab Boil program raised $ 30,000 to help low-income cancer patients, the elderly and the chronically ill on the organization’s waiting list.
As the demand for nutritional services increases and funding decreases, Organic Soup Kitchen has been forced to put people on a waiting list for its services.
The Crab Boil is the first in a series of pop-up fundraisers that will provide a vital revenue stream to support the home delivery of Organic Soup Kitchen’s immune-boosting SoupMeals to Santa Barbara’s most vulnerable residents.
âIt was wonderful to see the community come together for a safe outdoor celebration to support those on our waiting list,â said Andrea Slaby, COO of Organic Soup Kitchen.
âThe flood of new customers has not slowed since the onset of the pandemic, and our fundraising efforts will be critical to our ability to continue to feed and ensure food security for the thousands of residents facing medical challenges. and financial, âshe said.
A leader in the organic food industry, Organic Soup Kitchen has been recognized for its integrity in selecting only premium quality whole food ingredients, including organic products and medicinal grade herbs and spices.
Working closely with leading oncologists, Organic Soup Kitchen works diligently to formulate SoupMeal recipes that strengthen the immune system, promote healing and increase vitality. SoupMeals are hermetically sealed in BPA-free containers providing customers with 100% safe and clinically supported nutrition, with no additives, preservatives or fillers.
SoupMeals are available for purchase. and every SoupMeal sold provides soup to a community member in need.
Fundraising was made possible by the following organizations: Santa Barbara Fish Market, Andersen’s Bakery, Gethooked Seafood, SamSara Vineyards, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Santa Barbara Winery, Arosha Inc, Wendy Foster Boutique, Mollusk Surf Shop, Presqu ‘ ile winery, Carr Wines, Open Potions, Chef Ayda Robana.
Also, heritage goods and supplies, Salty Strings Band, Taiana Designs, Minotti Los Angeles, John Rapp Artist, Covet Boutique, Imagine Boutique, Jason & Linda Baffa. Inc., Stardust Boats, Artist Josh Soskin, Yoga Soup, Tamara Honey Interior Designs, Artist Trevor Gordon.
Atwill Pilates, The Merito Academy, The Giefers, Sol Wave Water, Merci, Bill Howard Photography, Bree’och Bakery, Alan Parsons Project, Klaus Moeller Inc.
For more information, visit www.organicsoupkitchen.org.