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11/13/2012 1:14:00 PM
Soup kitchen finds strong support to match great need
The Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen served an early Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. (Sarah Ruholl photo)
The Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen served an early Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. (Sarah Ruholl photo)
By DAILY NEWS STAFF


Since opening its doors in February, the Ark of the Covenant Soup Kitchen on North Jackson in Robinson has provided more than 1,500 warm, free meals.

"There's a need in the community," Monica Wright, co-director of the soup kitchen, said. "Many people don't think there is, but there really is."

While the general public may not be aware of the need, a large number of the county's organizations, businesses, churches and individuals have provided the funding and volunteer hours needed to keep the kitchen running.

"Our community has been such a blessing for our soup kitchen," Eula Higginbotham, co-director, said. "After we got up and running, and people saw the good we were doing, a lot of them came back and gave again."

The soup kitchen is open on the second and fourth Thursday every month at 209 N. Jackson from 3 to 6 p.m. The kitchen offers dine-in, carry-out and delivery options.

To volunteer or donate, contact Higginbotham at 812-697-2116.





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