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"Soup for the soul-survival kits"

Soup for the SoulWe are currently gathering donations and supplies to offer our essential "Survival Kits" including groceries, food, toiletries, masks, hand sanitizer, and more... Each kit will also include hot soup prepared at Thirsty Joe's Cafe".

This program is currently by appointment only. For more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Thirsty Joe's Cafe in the Business Innovation Center at 379 Columbia Street, Fall River, will be offering these "Soup For The Soul-Survival Kits" via curbside pick up and limited delivery.

  • Thursday's from 4-6 pm 

These kits are intended for vulnerable and immigrant families and individuals in our Greater Fall River community.

Registration required: If you would like to make a request or know someone in need of a "Soup For The Soul-Survival Kit" (SFSSK) please fill out the form linked below.

Click here to Register for a Pickup

We need your help!

If you can or know of someone that can donate time or supplies to this program or someone in need please contact us with the information below.

  • Please connect to our Slack channel or online video conferencing space or email me directly if you can help: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special thanks to our many donors, volunteers, and sponsors:

  • Blount Foods
  • Episcopal City Mission
  • Business Innovation Center
  • Thirsty Joe's Cafe
  • Donna Miller
  • Sony Fernandes
  • Christopher Nielsen
  • Scott Boland
  • Marisol Concepcion
  • Lizzie Renolds
  • First Lady Things
  • Home Depot
  • The Brasil Coffee Shop
  • Rose Burato - https://www.facebook.com/brasilcoffeeshopfallriver
  • American Patriot Sales
  • Lavesques Meats - Paul & Nadine
  • Laura Bradley
  • Domino's Pizza
  • Fall River Rotary Club
  • Lucas Furtado
  • Tony David - www.rederadios.com
  • New Life SOCO Fall River Church
  • Karla Otoni  -Servicos Notariais / Tradução
  • Miriam  Amaral Grossi
  • Advogada Amy Long - https://www.facebook.com/loaal1/
  • SER Jobs team - Cristina and Maria
  • Marion Institute - Elizabeth Wiley www.marioninstitute.org
  • Door Dash Food Delivery Service
  • Sid Wainer & Sons Specialty Foods

 The Soup for the soup for the soul survival kit program is currently serving 120 vulnerable and immigrant families in the greater Fall River communities.

*As of June 2nd, we have distributed over 275 food and grocery "survival kits" along with over 650 hot soup and bread meals. Included in our pictures below; Lucas Furtado has been working day and night 3D printing face shields for first responders, hospitals and food pantries. So far he has produced more than 300 shields from our 3D printing lab at the BIC.


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