Please How We Met: Faith group, nonprofit work to feed hungr

Over the course of two days in May, 1,018 volunteers in the San Ramon Valley and beyond — many from Interfaith–San Ramon Valley (I-SRV) and local schools — prepared 212,000 life-saving meals for malnourished children in other countries. The event, funded through the local community and the LDS Humanitarian Services in Salt Lake City, benefited…

Donations fuel success of Soup Kitchen

Every day individuals walk through the doors of the Ardmore Soup Kitchen to receive what could be their only hot meal of the day. Keeping those doors open takes a lot of community and volunteer support. “It always fluctuates,” Rebeca Glaser, Ardmore Soup Kitchen manager, said of donations. “We have a few groups that donate…

Helping the helpers: Soup Kitchen provides more than food

Some have had to reduce hours or services and others are using reserve funds to continue. Although these groups receive funding from Prairieland United Way, those funds are also limited and were already allocated before the budget battle began. As a way to raise awareness and support for some of these agencies, Prairieland United Way…