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Public Encouraged to Donate Non-Perishable Food for Local Soup Kitchen in Exchange for Museum Passes When Attending Open Houses at County Museums

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division is partnering with St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, the only full-time soup kitchen in Southern Maryland, to help feed residents in need during the holiday season through their “Feed the Families” program, which provides groceries for the most impoverished families at three Title 1 schools in St. Mary’s County. The public is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item when attending either the free family Holiday Open House at St. Clement’s Island Museum or the free family Holiday Open House at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in exchange for a free pass to use at the museum at a future date. Though only one free pass maximum will be given to each person that donates, regardless of quantity donated, the public is encouraged to donate as much as they are able. St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, founded in 1993 under the name “Mary’s Song,” is a small community-based non-profit organization serving the underprivileged in St. Mary’s County. Though their primary mission is to serve breakfast and lunch, free of charge, Monday through Saturday, they operate many other programs of service, including those that provide […]

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