Live With Purpose Soup Kits

Join JVC in making Soup Kits! JVC provides dry ingredients for a healthy soup, which volunteers prepare and portion out into pouches which feed up to 6 people. Soup kits will be donated to local organizations and schools including Maree G. Farring Elementary, Beans and Bread, Asylee Women’s Enterprise, and many others.

Supplies – to make 1 Soup Kit
1/2 Cup Green Split Peas
1/2 Cup Barley
1 Cup Red Beans
1/2 cup lentils
1/3 cup beef bouillon
1/4 cup dried chopped/minced onion
2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning
2 Tablespoons Tomato Powder
Label with Instructions
Label to decorate
Pouch/Bag/Jar (contact JVC for specifics)
Measuring cups and spoons

Instructions:
Using the above ingredients, scoop each amount into a jar or pouch.
Decorate a blank label with well wishes (“Enjoy the soup!”).
After sealing the bag, place a label with instructions on how to use the soup kit as well as the decorated label.

Learn more about the issue of hunger and food insecurity and use discussion questions with your family/group. Click here to see our resource guide!

If you are interested in buying supplies for this project or want more information, fill out the form below. All requests need a minimum of 3 business days to process and prepare materials for pick up.

Please note that JVC’s pick up hours at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC are changing for September due to the Jewish holidays. Projects can be picked up and dropped off during the following times. Please stay in your car and call 410-843-7476. Any other pickup/drop off times must be arranged with JVC staff. Projects cannot be left at the front desk per the JCC’s COVID-19 protocols. Soup kits should be returned by SEPTEMBER 30.

      • Thursday, September 2nd –3-6pm
      • Thursday, September 9th – 3-6pm
      • Friday, September 10th – 11am-1pm
      • Monday, September 13TH – 8:30am-11am
      • Tuesday, September 14th – 12:30-3:30pm
      • Friday, September 17th – 11am-1pm
      • Monday, September 20th – 8:30am-11am
      • Thursday, September 23rd – 3-6pm
      • Friday, September 24th – 11am-1pm
      • Monday, September 27th – 8:30am-11am
      • Thursday, September 30th – 3-6pm
LWP Soup Kits
JVC’s pick up hours at the Weinberg Park Heights JCC are changing for September due to the Jewish holidays. Projects can be picked up and dropped off during the following times. Please stay in your car and call 410-843-7476. Any other pickup/drop off times must be arranged with JVC staff. Projects cannot be left at the front desk per the JCC’s COVID-19 protocols. Soup kits should be returned by SEPTEMBER 30. Thursday, September 2nd –3-6pm Thursday, September 9th – 3-6pm Friday, September 10th – 11am-1pm Monday, September 13TH – 8:30am-11am Tuesday, September 14th – 12:30-3:30pm Friday, September 17th – 11am-1pm Monday, September 20th – 8:30am-11am Thursday, September 23rd – 3-6pm Friday, September 24th – 11am-1pm Monday, September 27th - 8:30am-11am Thursday, September 30th – 3-6pm *