How You Can Start and Operate a Soup Kitchen

Bridging the gap between homelessness and hope one family at a time

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Dedication & Acknowledgements

Preface

  1. Introduction
  2. Getting Started
  3. Location & Facility
  4. Board & Management Leadership
  5. Marketing & Public Relations
  6. Food Acquisition & Food Safety
  7. Food Service
  8. Financial Management
  9. Fundraising & Development
  10. Staff Management
  11. Volunteer Recruitment & Management
  12. Patron Relations
  13. Table of Contents
  14. Safety & Security
  15. Expanding the Mission

Epilogue

Appendices:

  1. Obtaining Nonprofit Status
  2. Nonprofit Bylaws & Committee Structure
  3. Typical Soup Kitchen Vendors
  4. Grant Making Organizations & Providers of Information
  5. Books on Hunger