An effort is underway to open a new soup kitchen in Waterville, Maine, a city about 45 minutes north of Portland, after the Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen closed there last March.
“The first donation to the soup kitchen effort came from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon, of Winslow, according to Poulin. The Sisters donated to the Ignatian Volunteer Corps, a Catholic lay organization that matches seasoned professionals over 50 with charities and nonprofits seeking skilled volunteer services. That donation enabled the soup kitchen board to procure the services of volunteer JoAnn Lemire to assist with the project, Poulin said.”
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