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Spaghetti Dinner

We're really looking forward to seeing you. Please come, and bring family and friends. Or grab some meals to go. (Click image for larger PDF flyer)

Spaghetti Dinner

Our Mural is Complete!

Colorful art now graces our entrance and welcomes guests. Many thanks to Portland artist, Spenser Macleod.

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The Lighthouse Dining Room Opens for Soup Kitchen Guests

The Waterville Area Soup Kitchen proudly presents The Lighthouse, a new sit-down meals program being offered to the Greater Waterville Community. We are open Monday through Friday. Our doors open at 11:00, so come in and enjoy a hot or cold beverage. Lunch service begins at 11:20 and extends until 12:30.   All are welcome!

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen Receives Major Contribution

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to The Walnut Fund at the San Francisco Foundation for their generous gift of $15,000. These funds have been instrumental in procuring our new location and the initial costs associated with outfitting and stocking our shelves with goods and supplies to provide warm and delicious meals to our Community. We could not do this without your support!

Lighthouse Arrangement

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen Receives Major Foundation Grant

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen is profoundly grateful to be the recipient of a John T. Gorman Foundation Grant. We were awarded $15,000. With these funds we have vastly improved our kitchen capacity to prepare and cook upwards of 100 meals per day!

City of Waterville Awards $10,000 in ARPA funds to Waterville Area Soup Kitchen

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen was recently awarded $10,000 in funding by the American Rescue Plan Act Advisory Committee. We want to thank the City of Waterville for their support as we work to eliminate food insecurity in our Community. We are extremely grateful to have been considered. We understand there were many applications received for funding.

Huhtamaki Volunteers Support Soup Kitchen Effort

We are thankful and excited to have a group of volunteers from Huhtamaki join our team every Thursday to help serve our Community! It is wonderful to see our list of volunteers grow with area businesses taking an interest in helping those facing the challenges of homelessness and food insecurity. We cannot be a thriving community when we know there are some among us who are going without basic necessities such as food and housing. We appreciate you! Thank you for your generosity! 

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce Highlights Ribbon-Cutting Event

Waterville Area Soup Kitchen recently celebrated the opening of The Lighthouse with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by the Mid Maine Chamber of Commerce. Many friends gathered to enjoy light refreshments and offer support for your organization. Thanks to all of you. You made the event a complete success. Your support is appreciated!

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