New soup kitchen has no facility, uses local restaurant instead


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Overhead costs prohibit some communities from opening a soup kitchen

The majority of students attending Calloway County Schools and Murray Independent Schools are on free or reduced lunches. Hungry students mean there's most likely hungry parents. A local resident would like to open a soup kitchen, but doesn't have the funding to rent a space for operations

Solution: Use an existing restaurant kitchen

The founder is talking to a local restaurant to coordinate use of the kitchen. This allows the small town of Murray to open a soup kitchen from 4-6 pm while the restaurant is closed to customers.

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Category: Hunger


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